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trust

verb uk   /trʌst/ us  

trust verb (BELIEVE)

B1 [I or T] to believe that someone is good and honest and will not harm you, or that something is safe and reliable: My sister warned me not to trust him. Trust me - I know about these things. Trust your instincts and do what you think is right. I don't trust air travel - it's unnatural. [+ obj + to infinitive ] I trust him to make the right decision. That man is not to be trusted. I wouldn't trust him with my car. Sometimes you simply have to trust in the goodness of human nature. However much you plan an expedition like this, you still have to trust to luck to a certain extent.
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  • He's such a liar - you can't trust a word he says.
  • I can't employ him in the shop unless I can trust him.
  • After what she did to me, I'll never trust her again.
  • You can trust Ruth because she always does things by the rules.
  • He's a sly old devil - I wouldn't trust him with my money.

trust verb (HOPE)

C1 [I] formal to hope and expect that something is true: [+ (that)] I trust (that) you slept well? The meeting went well, I trust.

trust

noun uk   /trʌst/ us  

trust noun (BELIEF)

B2 [U] the belief that you can trust someone or something: a relationship based on trust and understanding We were obviously wrong to put our trust in her. He's in a position of trust (= a position with responsibilities, especially to the public).take sth on trust to believe that something is true although you have no proof
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trust noun (LEGAL ARRANGEMENT)

[C] a legal arrangement in which a person or organization controls property and/or money for another person or organization: Under the terms of the trust he receives interest on the money, but he cannot get at the money itself. The money that her father left her is being held/kept in trust (= being controlled) for her until she's 30.

trust noun (ORGANIZATION)

[C] an organization that controls property and/or money for another person: He works for a charitable trust. Housing trusts help to provide houses for people who are not well off. [C] US used in the name of some banks: Morgan Guaranty Trust
(Definition of trust from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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