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trust

trust

 
 
pronunciation:
truhst
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the confidence placed in a person or thing.
They put all their trust in the doctors.She has a lot of trust in her own ability.
synonyms:
confidence, faith
antonyms:
doubt
similar words:
belief
definition 2: belief that someone is good, honest, or able to be depended on.
You have earned my trust because you have never lied to me.
synonyms:
faith
similar words:
belief, certainty, confidence, security
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: trusted, trusting, trusts
definition 1: to have confidence in; to believe that something will produce a good result.
She trusts only her own doctor.I trust your opinion.Don't trust that old ladder! The steps will break.
similar words:
believe, credit
definition 2: to believe that someone is good, honest, or able to be depended on.
It's important to have friends that you trust.Don't leave your money on the table. I don't trust these people.The boss trusts her to count the money.
synonyms:
believe
similar words:
accept, assume, buy, credit, guess, suppose, suspect, swallow, think
derivations: trustable (adj.), trustability (n.), truster (n.)
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