meaning of trust

1. Assured resting of the mind on the integrity, veracity, justice, friendship, or other sound principle, of another person; confidence; reliance; reliance.
Credit given; especially, delivery of property or merchandise in reliance upon future payment; exchange without immediate receipt of an equivalent; as, to sell or buy goods on trust.
Assured anticipation; dependence upon something future or contingent, as if present or actual; hope; belief.
That which is committed or intrusted to one; something received in confidence; charge; deposit.
The condition or obligation of one to whom anything is confided; responsible charge or office.
That upon which confidence is reposed; ground of reliance; hope.
An estate devised or granted in confidence that the devisee or grantee shall convey it, or dispose of the profits, at the will, or for the benefit, of another; an estate held for the use of another; a confidence respecting property reposed in one person, who is termed the trustee, for the benefit of another, who is called the cestui que trust.
An organization formed mainly for the purpose of regulating the supply and price of commodities, etc. ; as, a sugar trust.
Held in trust; as, trust property; trustmoney.
To place confidence in; to rely on, to confide, or repose faith, in; as, we can not trust those who have deceived us.
To give credence to; to believe; to credit.
To hope confidently; to believe; -- usually with a phrase or infinitive clause as the object.
to show confidence in a person by intrusting (him) with something.
To commit, as to ones care; to intrust.
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.
To risk; to venture confidently.
To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide.
To be confident, as of something future; to hope.
To sell or deliver anything in reliance upon a promise of payment; to give credit.
the trait of trusting; of believing in the honesty and reliability of others; "the experience destroyed his trust and personal ">dignity"

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