Textual thesaurus for "trust"

(noun) trustfulness, trustingness

the trait of believing in the honesty and reliability of others

the experience destroyed his trust and personal dignity

(noun) reliance

certainty based on past experience

he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists; he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

(noun) faith

complete confidence in a person or plan etc

he cherished the faith of a good woman; the doctor-patient relationship is based on trust

(noun) corporate trust, cartel, combine

a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service

they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly

(noun) confidence

a trustful relationship

he took me into his confidence; he betrayed their trust

(verb) swear, rely, bank

have confidence or faith in

We can trust in God; Rely on your friends; bank on your good education; I swear by my grandmother's recipes

(verb) believe

be confident about something

I believe that he will come back from the war

(verb) hope, desire

expect and wish

I trust you will behave better from now on; I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise

(verb) entrust, intrust, confide, commit

confer a trust upon

The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret; I commit my soul to God