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Definitions of trust:
  • noun:   the trait of trusting; of believing in the honesty and reliability of others
    Example: "The experience destroyed his trust and personal dignity"
  • noun:   a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service
    Example: "They set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly"
  • noun:   something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    Example: "He is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father"
  • noun:   certainty based on past experience
    Example: "He put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun"
  • noun:   complete confidence in a person or plan etc
    Example: "The doctor-patient relationship is based on trust"
  • noun:   a trustful relationship
    Example: "He betrayed their trust"
  • verb:   extend credit to
  • verb:   allow without fear
  • verb:   have confidence or faith in
    Example: "We can trust in God"
  • verb:   be confident about something
  • verb:   expect and wish
    Example: "I trust you will behave better from now on"
  • verb:   confer a trust upon
    Example: "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"

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