take something on trust

Definition of take something on trust

  1. :  to believe that something one has been told is true or correct even though one does not have proof of it I don't know anything about cars so I had to take the mechanic's recommendations on trust.

Word by Word Definitions

takeplay
  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  something that is taken:

    :  the amount of money received :  proceeds, receipts, income

    :  share, cut

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

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 place confidence :  depend

    :  to be confident :  hope

    :  to sell or deliver on credit


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