Definition of TRUST

firm belief in the integrity, ability, effectiveness, or genuineness of someone or something <a relationship of mutual trust between lawyer and client>
Antonyms distrust, mistrust
a number of businesses or enterprises united for commercial advantage <government lawyers argued against allowing the telephone companies to merge, asserting that such a merger would result in a trust that would stifle competition>
responsibility for the safety and well-being of someone or something <left her cat in the trust of her neighbors while she was on vacation>
the right to take possession of goods before paying for them <as his inner-city customers are chronically short on money, the neighborhood grocer frequently has to sell on trust>
Synonyms trust

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