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1 trust /ˈtrʌst/ noun
plural trusts
1 trust
/ˈtrʌst/
noun
plural trusts
Learner's definition of TRUST
[noncount] : belief that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, effective, etc.
: an arrangement in which someone's property or money is legally held or managed by someone else or by an organization (such as a bank) for usually a set period of time
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see also trust fund, unit trust
[count] : an organization that results from the creation of a trust
[count] chiefly US : a group of companies that work together to try to control an industry by reducing competition
[noncount] : responsibility for the safety and care of someone or something

take something on trust

: to believe that something you have been told is true or correct even though you do not have proof of it
see also brain trust
2 trust /ˈtrʌst/ verb
trusts; trusted; trusting
2 trust
/ˈtrʌst/
verb
trusts; trusted; trusting
Learner's definition of TRUST
[+ object]
: to believe that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, effective, etc. : to have confidence in (someone or something)
: to believe that something is true or correct
somewhat formal : to hope or expect that something is true or will happen often used to politely tell someone what you think they should do

trust in

[phrasal verb]
trust in (someone or something) formal
: to have a strong belief in the goodness or ability of (someone or something) : to have trust in (someone or something)

trust to

[phrasal verb]
trust to (something) : to rely on (something you have no control over, such as luck or chance) to get what you want or need
trust (something) to (someone) : to give the responsibility of doing (something) to (someone)

trust with

[phrasal verb]
trust (someone) with (something)
: to allow (someone) to have or use (something valuable)
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