place/put one's trust in

Definition of place/put one's trust in

  1. :  to believe that (someone or something) is reliable, good, honest, effective, etc. :  to trust He placed/put his trust in his closest friends and few others.

Word by Word Definitions

placeplay
  1. :  physical environment :  space

    :  a way for admission or transit

    :  physical surroundings :  atmosphere

  1. :  to put in or as if in a particular place or position :  set

    :  to present for consideration

    :  to put in a particular state

  1. :  to place in a specified position or relationship :  lay

    :  to move in a specified direction

    :  to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something :  thrust

  1. :  a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

    :  the act or an instance of putting the shot

    :  an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d

  1. :  being in place :  fixed, set

trustplay
  1. :  assured reliance on the character, ability, strength, or truth of someone or something

    :  one in which confidence is placed

    :  dependence on something future or contingent :  hope

  1. :  to rely on the truthfulness or accuracy of :  believe

    :  to place confidence in :  rely on

    :  to hope or expect confidently


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