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trust

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88 in 87 verses (in OT : 86 in 85 verses) (in NT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

trustn. [OE. trust, trost, Icel. traust confidence, security; akin to Dan. & Sw. tröst comfort, consolation, G. trost, Goth. trausti a convention, covenant, and E. true. See True, and cf. Tryst.].
  •  Assured resting of the mind on the integrity, veracity, justice, friendship, or other sound principle, of another person; confidence; reliance; reliance.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    "Most take things upon trust."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Assured anticipation; dependence upon something future or contingent, as if present or actual; hope; belief.  [1913 Webster]
    "His trust was with the Eternal to be deemed
    Equal in strength.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  That which is committed or intrusted to one; something received in confidence; charge; deposit.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The condition or obligation of one to whom anything is confided; responsible charge or office.  [1913 Webster]
    "[I] serve him truly that will put me in trust."  [1913 Webster]
    "Reward them well, if they observe their trust."  [1913 Webster]
  •  That upon which confidence is reposed; ground of reliance; hope.  [1913 Webster]
    "O Lord God, thou art my trust from my youth."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  An equitable right or interest in property distinct from the legal ownership thereof; a use (as it existed before the Statute of Uses); also, a property interest held by one person for the benefit of another. Trusts are active, or special, express, implied, constructive, etc. In a passive trust the trustee simply has title to the trust property, while its control and management are in the beneficiary.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  A business organization or combination consisting of a number of firms or corporations operating, and often united, under an agreement creating a trust (in sense 1), esp. one formed mainly for the purpose of regulating the supply and price of commodities, etc.; often, opprobriously, a combination formed for the purpose of controlling or monopolizing a trade, industry, or business, by doing acts in restraint or trade; as, a sugar trust. A trust may take the form of a corporation or of a body of persons or corporations acting together by mutual arrangement, as under a contract or a so-called gentlemen's agreement. When it consists of corporations it may be effected by putting a majority of their stock either in the hands of a board of trustees (whence the name trust for the combination) or by transferring a majority to a holding company. The advantages of a trust are partly due to the economies made possible in carrying on a large business, as well as the doing away with competition. In the United States severe statutes against trusts have been passed by the Federal government and in many States, with elaborate statutory definitions.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Trust deed (Law), a deed conveying property to a trustee, for some specific use.
Syn. -- Confidence; belief; faith; hope; expectation.
trusta. 
     Held in trust; as, trust property; trustmoney.  [1913 Webster]
trustv. t. [OE. trusten, trosten. See Trust, n.].
  •  To place confidence in; to rely on, to confide, or repose faith, in; as, we can not trust those who have deceived us.  [1913 Webster]
    "I will never trust his word after."  [1913 Webster]
    "He that trusts every one without reserve will at last be deceived."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To give credence to; to believe; to credit.  [1913 Webster]
    "Trust me, you look well."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To hope confidently; to believe; -- usually with a phrase or infinitive clause as the object.  [1913 Webster]
    "I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face."  [1913 Webster]
    "We trustwe have a good conscience."  [1913 Webster]
  •  to show confidence in a person by intrusting (him) with something.  [1913 Webster]
    "Whom, with your power and fortune, sir, you trust,
    Now to suspect is vain.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To commit, as to one's care; to intrust.  [1913 Webster]
    "Merchants were not willing to trust precious cargoes to any custody but that of a man-of-war."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To risk; to venture confidently.  [1913 Webster]
    "[Beguiled] by thee
    to trust thee from my side.
    "  [1913 Webster]
trustv. i. 
  •  To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide.  [1913 Webster]
    "More to know could not be more to trust."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To be confident, as of something future; to hope.  [1913 Webster]
    "I will trust and not be afraid."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To sell or deliver anything in reliance upon a promise of payment; to give credit.  [1913 Webster]
    "It is happier sometimes to be cheated than not to trust."  [1913 Webster]
    "Her widening streets on new foundations trust."  [1913 Webster]
    "They trusted unto the liers in wait."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

trust, n. & v.
--n.
1 a a firm belief in the reliability or truth or strength etc. of a person or thing. b the state of being relied on.
2 a confident expectation.
3 a a thing or person committed to one's care. b the resulting obligation or responsibility (am in a position of trust; have fulfilled my trust).
4 a person or thing confided in (is our sole trust).
5 reliance on the truth of a statement etc. without examination.
6 commercial credit (obtained goods on trust).
7 Law a confidence placed in a person by making that person the nominal owner of property to be used for another's benefit. b the right of the latter to benefit by such property. c the property so held. d the legal relation between the holder and the property so held.
8 a a body of trustees. b an organization managed by trustees. c an organized association of several companies for the purpose of reducing or defeating competition etc., esp. one in which all or most of the stock is transferred to a central committee and shareholders lose their voting power although remaining entitled to profits.
--v.
1 tr. place trust in; believe in; rely on the character or behaviour of.
2 tr. (foll. by with) allow (a person) to have or use (a thing) from confidence in its proper use (was reluctant to trust them with my books).
3 tr. (often foll. by that + clause) have faith or confidence or hope that a thing will take place (I trust you will not be late; I trust that she is recovering).
4 tr. (foll. by to) consign (a thing) to (a person) with trust.
5 tr. (foll. by for) allow credit to (a customer) for (goods).
6 intr. (foll. by in) place reliance in (we trust in you).
7 intr. (foll. by to) place (esp. undue) reliance on (shall have to trust to luck).

Idiom
in trust Law held on the basis of trust (see sense 7 of n.). on trust
1 on credit.
2 on the basis of trust or confidence. take on trust accept (an assertion, claim, etc.) without evidence or investigation. trust company a company formed to act as a trustee or to deal with trusts. trust fund a fund of money etc. held in trust. trust territory a territory under the trusteeship of the United Nations or of a State designated by them.
Derivative
trustable adj. truster n.
Etymology
ME troste, truste (n.) f. ON traust f. traustr strong: (v.) f. ON treysta, assim. to the noun

DEVIL DICTIONARY

trust

n. In American politics, a large corporation composed in greater part of thrifty working men, widows of small means, orphans in the care of guardians and the courts, with many similar malefactors and public enemies.

THESAURUS

trust

Aktiengesellschaft, absolute interest, accept, accept for gospel, accept implicitly, acceptation, acception, acquiescence, agency, agentship, aktiebolag, arrogance, aspiration, aspire to, assign, assignment, assumption, assurance, assured faith, assuredness, authority, authorization, bank credit, bank on, be certain, belief, believe, believe in, believe without reservation, benefit, body corporate, book credit, borrowing power, brevet, business, business establishment, buy, care, carry, cartel, cash credit, certainty, certitude, chain, chamber of commerce, charge, cheerful expectation, claim, closed-end investment company, cocksureness, combine, commend, commercial credit, commercial enterprise, commission, commissioning, commit, commitment, common, compagnie, company, concern, confide, confide in, confidence, confidentness, conglomerate, conglomerate corporation, consign, consignment, consolidating company, consortium, consumer credit, contingent interest, conviction, copartnership, corporate body, corporation, count on, courage, credence, credibility, credit, credit insurance, credit rating, credit union, credulity, cure, custody, deem trustworthy, delegate, delegated authority, delegation, depend on, dependability, dependence, deputation, depute, desire, devolution, devolvement, diversified corporation, doomed hope, easement, embassy, empower, empowerment, enfeoff, enterprise, entrust, entrusting, entrustment, equitable interest, equity, errand, estate, executorship, exequatur, expect, expectation, extend credit, factorship, fair prospect, faith, feel confident, fervent hope, firm, full power, give, give credit, give faith to, give in charge, give in trust, give tick, good cheer, good hope, great expectations, group, growth fund, guardianship, hand over, harbor the hope, have confidence in, have faith in, high hopes, hire purchase plan, holding, holding company, hope, hope against hope, hope and pray, hope for, hope in, hope to God, hopeful prognosis, hopefulness, hopes, hoping, hoping against hope, house, hubris, industry, infeudate, installment credit, installment plan, interest, investment company, investment credit, investment trust, joint-stock association, joint-stock company, jurisdiction, keeping, lean upon, legation, license, lieutenancy, limitation, line of credit, live in hopes, load fund, mandate, mission, monopoly, mutual fund, never-never, no-load fund, nurture the hope, office, operating company, overconfidence, oversureness, overweening, overweeningness, part, partnership, percentage, place confidence in, place reliance in, plenipotentiary power, plunderbund, poise, pomposity, pool, positiveness, power of attorney, power to act, prayerful hope, presume, presumption, pride, procuration, promise, prospect, prospects, protection, proxy, public utility, purview, put faith in, put trust in, rating, receive, reception, regency, regentship, relegate, reliability, reliance, reliance on, rely on, rely upon, remand, remit, repose, repose confidence in, repose in, responsibility, rest assured, rest in, right, right of entry, safekeeping, sanguine expectation, security, self-assurance, self-confidence, self-importance, self-reliance, sell on credit, set store by, settled belief, settlement, stake, stock, stock company, store, strict settlement, subjective certainty, sureness, surety, suspension of disbelief, swallow, syndicate, take for granted, take on faith, take on trust, take stock in, task, tax credit, think reliable, tick, title, trade association, trust implicitly, trust in, trusteeship, trustworthiness, use, utility, vested interest, vicarious authority, ward, warrant, well-grounded hope

ROGET THESAURUS

trust

Party

N party, faction, side, denomination, communion, set, crew, band, horde, posse, phalanx, family, clan, team, tong, council, community, body, fellowship, sodality, solidarity, confraternity, familistere, familistery, brotherhood, sisterhood, knot, gang, clique, ring, circle, group, crowd, in-crowd, coterie, club, casino, machine, Tammany, Tammany Hall, corporation, corporate body, guild, establishment, company, copartnership, partnership, firm, house, joint concern, joint-stock company, cahoot, combine, trust, society, association, institute, institution, union, trades union, league, syndicate, alliance, Verein, Bund, Zollverein, combination, Turnverein, league offensive and defensive, alliance offensive and defensive, coalition, federation, confederation, confederacy, junto, cabal, camarilla, camorra, brigue, freemasonry, party spirit, Confederates, Conservatives, Democrats, Federalists, Federals, Freemason, Knight Templar, Kuklux, Kuklux Klan, KKK, Liberals, Luddites, Republicans, Socialists, Tories, Whigs staff, dramatis personae, in league, in partnership, in alliance, bonded together, banded together, linked, joined together, embattled, confederated, federative, joint, hand in hand, side by side, shoulder to shoulder, en masse, in the same boat.

Property

N property, possession, suum cuique, meum et tuum, ownership, proprietorship, lordship, seignority, empire, interest, stake, estate, right, title, claim, demand, holding, tenure, vested interest, contingent interest, beneficial interest, equitable interest, use, trust, benefit, legal estate, equitable estate, seizin, seisin, absolute interest, paramount estate, freehold, fee tail, fee simple, estate in fee, estate in tail, estate tail, estate in tail male, estate in tail female, estate in tail general, limitation, term, lease, settlement, strict settlement, particular estate, estate for life, estate for years, estate pur autre vie, remainder, reversion, expectancy, possibility, dower, dowry, jointure, appanage, inheritance, heritage, patrimony, alimony, legacy, Falcidian law, paternal estate, thirds, assets, belongings, means, resources, circumstances, wealth, money, what one is worth, what one will cut up for, estate and effects, landed property, landed real estate property, realty, land, lands, tenements, hereditaments, corporeal hereditaments, incorporeal hereditaments, acres, ground, acquest, messuage, toft, territory, state, kingdom, principality, realm, empire, protectorate, sphere of influence, manor, honor, domain, demesne, farm, plantation, hacienda, allodium, fief, fieff, feoff, feud, zemindary, dependency, arado, merestead, ranch, free lease-holds, copy lease-holds, folkland, chattels real, fixtures, plant, heirloom, easement, right of common, right of user, personal property, personal estate, personal effects, personalty, chattels, goods, effects, movables, stock, stock in trade, things, traps, rattletraps, paraphernalia, equipage, parcels, appurtenances, impedimenta, luggage, baggage, bag and baggage, pelf, cargo, lading, rent roll, income, maul and wedges, patent, copyright, chose in action, credit, debt, one's own, landed, predial, manorial, allodial, free lease-hold, copy lease-hold, feudal, feodal, to one's credit, to one's account, to the good, to one and his heirs for ever, to one and the heirs of his body, to one and his heirs and assigns, to one and his executors administrators and assign.

Credit

N credit, trust, tick, score, tally, account, letter of credit, circular note, duplicate, mortgage, lien, debenture, paper credit, floating capital, draft, lettre de creance, securities, creditor, lender, lessor, mortgagee, dun, usurer, credit account, line of credit, open line of credit, credit card, crediting, credited, accredited, on credit, on account, to the account of, to the credit of, a compte.

Hope

N hope, hopes, desire, fervent hope, sanguine expectation, trust, confidence, reliance, faith, affiance, assurance, secureness, security, reassurance, good omen, good auspices, promise, well grounded hopes, good prospect, bright prospect, clear sky, assumption, presumption, anticipation, hopefulness, buoyancy, optimism, enthusiasm, heart of grace, aspiration, optimist, utopian, utopist, castles in the air, castles in Spain, chateaux en Espagne, le pot aut lait, Utopia, millennium, day dream, golden dream, dream of Alnaschar, airy hopes, fool's paradise, mirage, fond hope, beam of hope, ray of hope, gleam of hope, glimmer of hope, flash of hope, dawn of hope, star of hope, cheer, bit of blue sky, silver lining, silver lining of the cloud, bottom of Pandora's box, balm in Gilead, light at the end of the tunnel, anchor, sheet anchor, mainstay, staff, heaven, hoping, in hopes, hopeful, confident, secure, sanguine, in good heart, buoyed up, buoyant, elated, flushed, exultant, enthusiastic, heartsome, utopian, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, fearless, free from fear, free from suspicion, free from distrust, free from despair, exempt from fear, exempt from suspicion, exempt from distrust, exempt from despair, undespairing, self reliant, probable, on the high road to, within sight of shore, within sight of land, promising, propitious, of promise, full of promise, of good omen, auspicious, de bon augure, reassuring, encouraging, cheering, inspiriting, looking up, bright, roseate, couleur de rose, rose-colored, hopefully, Int, God speed!, nil desperandum, never say die, dum spiro spero, latet scintillula forsan, all is for the best, spero meliora, every cloud has a silver lining, the wish being father to the thought, hope told a flattering tale, rusticus expectat dum defluat amnis, at spes non fracta, ego spem prietio non emo, un Dieu est ma fiance, hope! thou nurse of young desire, in hoc signo spes mea, in hoc signo vinces, la speranza e il pan de miseri, l'esperance est le songe d'un homme eveille, the mighty hopes that make us men, the sickening pang of hope deferred.

VB hope, trust, confide, rely on, put one's trust in, lean upon, pin one's hope upon, pin one's faith upon, feel hope, entertain hope, harbor hope, indulge hope, cherish hope, feed hope, foster hope, nourish hope, encourage hope, cling to hope, live in hope see land, feel assured, rest assured, feel confident, rest confident, presume, promise oneself, expect, hope for, anticipate, be hopeful, look on the bright side of, view on the sunny side, voir en couleur de rose, make the best of it, hope for the best, put a good face upon, put a bold face upon, put the best face upon, keep one's spirits up, take heart, take heart of grace, be of good heart, be of good cheer, flatter oneself, lay the flattering unction to one's soul, catch at a straw hope against hope, reckon one's chickens before they are hatched, count one's chickens before they are hatched, give hope, inspire hope, raise hope, hold out hope, promise, bid fair, augur well, be in a fair way, look up, flatter, tell a flattering tale, raise expectations (sentient subject), encourage, cheer, assure, reassure, buoy up, embolden.

Belief

N belief, credence, credit, assurance, faith, trust, troth, confidence, presumption, sanguine expectation, dependence on, reliance on, persuasion, conviction, convincement, plerophory, self- conviction, certainty, opinion, mind, view, conception, thinking, impression, surmise, conclusion, tenet, dogma, principle, way of thinking, popular belief, firm belief, implicit belief, settled belief, fixed rooted deep- rooted belief, staunch belief, unshaken belief, steadfast belief, inveterate belief, calm belief, sober belief, dispassionate belief, impartial belief, well-founded belief, firm opinion, implicit opinion, settled opinion, fixed rooted deep-rooted opinion, staunch opinion, unshaken opinion, steadfast opinion, inveterate opinion, calm opinion, sober opinion, dispassionate opinion, impartial opinion, well-founded opinion, uberrima fides, system of opinions, school, doctrine, articles, canons, article of faith, declaration of faith, profession of faith, tenets, credenda, creed, thirty-nine articles, catechism, assent, propaganda, credibility, believing, certain, sure, assured, positive, cocksure, satisfied, confident, unhesitating, convinced, secure, under the impression, impressed with, imbued with, penetrated with, confiding, suspectless, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, void of suspicion, credulous, wedded to, believed, accredited, putative, unsuspected, worthy of, deserving of, commanding belief, credible, reliable, trustworthy, to be depended on, satisfactory, probably, fiducial, fiduciary, persuasive, impressive, relating to belief, doctrinal, in the opinion of, in the eyes of, me judice, meseems, methinks, to the best of one's belief, I dare say, I doubt not, I have no doubt, I am sure, sure enough, depend upon, rely upon it, be assured, rest assured, I'll warrant you, experto crede, fata viam invenient, Justitiae soror incorrupta Fides, live to explain thy doctrine by thy life, stands not within the prospect of belief, tarde quae credita laedunt credimus, vide et crede.

Expectation

N expectation, expectance, expectancy, anticipation, reckoning, calculation, foresight, contemplation, prospection, lookout, prospect, perspective, horizon, vista, destiny, suspense, waiting, abeyance, curiosity, anxious expectation, ardent expectation, eager expectation, breathless expectation, sanguine expectation, torment of Tantalus, hope, trust, auspices, assurance, confidence, presumption, reliance, expectant, expecting, in expectation, on the watch, open-eyed, open-mouthed, in wide-eyed anticipation, agape, gaping, all agog, on tenterhooks, on tiptoe, on the tiptoe of expectation, aux aguets, ready, curious, looking forward to, expected, long expected, foreseen, in prospect, prospective, in one's eye, in one's view, in the horizon, on the horizon, just over the horizon, just around the corner, around the corner, impending, on the watch, with breathless expectation, with bated breath, with rapt anticipation, arrectis auribus, we shall see, nous verrons, expectation whirls me round, the light at the end of the tunnel.


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