Trust
Trust Trust, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trusted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trusting}.] [OE. trusten, trosten. See {Trust}, n.] 1. To place confidence in; to rely on, to confide, or repose faith, in; as, we can not trust those who have deceived us. [1913 Webster]

I will never trust his word after. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

He that trusts every one without reserve will at last be deceived. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. To give credence to; to believe; to credit. [1913 Webster]

Trust me, you look well. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To hope confidently; to believe; -- usually with a phrase or infinitive clause as the object. [1913 Webster]

I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face. --2 John 12. [1913 Webster]

We trustwe have a good conscience. --Heb. xiii. 18. [1913 Webster]

4. to show confidence in a person by intrusting (him) with something. [1913 Webster]

Whom, with your power and fortune, sir, you trust, Now to suspect is vain. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

5. To commit, as to one's care; to intrust. [1913 Webster]

Merchants were not willing to trust precious cargoes to any custody but that of a man-of-war. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

6. To give credit to; to sell to upon credit, or in confidence of future payment; as, merchants and manufacturers trust their customers annually with goods. [1913 Webster]

7. To risk; to venture confidently. [1913 Webster]

[Beguiled] by thee to trust thee from my side. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • trust — n 1 a: a fiduciary relationship in which one party holds legal title to another s property for the benefit of a party who holds equitable title to the property b: an entity resulting from the establishment of such a relationship see also… …   Law dictionary

  • TRUST — Le trust est la forme primitive de concentration monopoliste des entreprises aux États Unis. Son nom vient d’une technique juridique anglaise, utilisée à l’origine pour faciliter cette concentration. La technique a été rapidement abandonnée; le… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Trust — may refer to:* Trust (social sciences), a relationship of reliance. ** Trust Fall, a trust building game.In law: * Trust law, where money or property is owned and managed on behalf of another * Escrow, where a thing is held in trust until… …   Wikipedia

  • Trust? — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Trust Información personal Origen  Francia …   Wikipedia Español

  • Trust — Trust, n. [OE. trust, trost, Icel. traust confidence, security; akin to Dan. & Sw. tr[ o]st comfort, consolation, G. trost, Goth. trausti a convention, covenant, and E. true. See {True}, and cf. {Tryst}.] 1. Assured resting of the mind on the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trust — 〈[ trʌ̣st] m. 6〉 Zusammenschluss mehrerer Unternehmungen od. Firmen zu einem Großunternehmen unter Verlust ihrer Selbstständigkeit [engl. <mengl. trust, trost <anord. traust „Vertrauen, Zuversicht“; → Trost] * * * Trust [trast, trʌst ,… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • trust — [trust] n. [ME < ON traust, trust, lit., firmness < IE * drou sto < base * deru , tree > TREE, TRUE + sto , standing < base * sta , to STAND] 1. a) firm belief or confidence in the honesty, integrity, reliability, justice, etc. of… …   English World dictionary

  • Trust — Trust, v. i. 1. To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide. [1913 Webster] More to know could not be more to trust. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To be confident, as of something future; to hope. [1913 Webster] I will trust and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trust — steht für: Trust (Recht), Güter und Vermögensverwaltung (Trustrecht) Trust (Wirtschaft), Zusammenschluss mehrerer Unternehmer unter Aufgabe ihrer wirtschaftlichen und rechtlichen Selbständigkeit Trust (Unternehmen), Hardwarehersteller mit Sitz in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • trust — TRÚST, trusturi, s.n. Monopol în cadrul căruia proprietatea asupra unor întreprinderi este unificată, proprietarii lor devenind acţionari, iar producţia şi finanţele întreprinderilor respective fiind reglementate de un consiliu de administraţie.… …   Dicționar Român

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”