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trust

trust

 
pronunciation:
truhst
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a belief in the strength or truth of a person or thing.
You have earned my trust because you are always honest.
synonyms:
faith
antonyms:
distrust, doubt, mistrust
similar words:
belief, certainty, confidence, conviction, security
definition 2: the charge or care of a person or thing.
They left the child in the trust of his grandmother.
synonyms:
care, charge, custody
similar words:
guardianship, keeping, protection, responsibility
definition 3: property managed by one person for the benefit of another.
His parents set up a trust of two thousand dollars that he can have when he turns eighteen.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: trusted, trusting, trusts
definition 1: to rely upon; depend on (usually followed by "in" or "to").
We trusted in the old bridge to get us safely across the river.
synonyms:
depend on, rely on
similar words:
bank on, believe in, count on, lean on
definition 2: to place confidence in.
I trust your opinion.
synonyms:
believe in
antonyms:
distrust, doubt
similar words:
believe, credit
definition 3: to believe.
I trust his word.
synonyms:
believe
antonyms:
doubt, mistrust
similar words:
accept, assume, buy, credit, guess, presume, put stock in, suppose, suspect, swallow, think
definition 4: to place in the care of.
She trusted her car to her brother while she was away.
synonyms:
entrust
similar words:
commend, commit, confide, delegate
definition 5: to hope.
He trusted that next year would bring better luck.
synonyms:
anticipate, hope
antonyms:
doubt
similar words:
dream, expect, guess, presume, think
derivations: trustable (adj.), trustability (n.), truster (n.)
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