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;
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
An organization formed mainly for the purpose of regulating
the supply and price of commodities, etc.; as, a sugar trust.
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
To commit, as to one's 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.
Held in trust; as, trust property; trustmoney.
To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence;
To be confident, as of something future; to hope.
To sell or deliver anything in reliance upon a promise of
payment; to give credit.