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English definition of “trust”

trust

verb [I or T] (BELIEVE)    /trʌst/
B1 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 .Trusting and not trusting
(Definition of trust verb (BELIEVE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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