Definition of TRUSTS

noun : TRUSTS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary); "he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father" ;

  • 2. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) complete confidence in a person or plan etc; "he cherished the faith of a good woman"; "the doctor-patient relationship is based on trust" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a trustful relationship; "he took me into his confidence"; "he betrayed their trust" ;

verb : TRUSTS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in our government" ;

  • 2. (

    ) allow without fear ;

  • 3. (

    ) be confident about something; "I believe that he will come back from the war" ;

  • 4. (

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

  • 6. (

    ) (chiefly archaic) extend credit to; "don't trust my ex-wife; I won't pay her debts anymore" ;


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