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trust

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of trust

  1. 1 firm belief in the integrity, ability, effectiveness, or genuineness of someone or something a relationship of mutual trust between lawyer and client Synonyms of trust confidence, credence, faith, stock Words Related to trust acceptance, assurance, assuredness, certainty, certitude, conviction, positiveness, sureness, surety; credit, dependence (also dependance), hope, reliance Near Antonyms of trust disbelief, incredulity, unbelief; distrustfulness, doubt, dubiety, dubiousness, incertitude, misdoubt, misgiving, mistrustfulness, nonconfidence, skepticism, suspicion, uncertainness, uncertainty; disenchantment, disillusion, disillusionment Antonyms of trust distrust, mistrust

  2. 2 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 Synonyms of trust combination, combine, syndicate, cartelWords Related to trust chain, conglomerate, megacorporation, multinational; association, guild (also gild), organization, partnership, pool, union; big business

  3. 3 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 Synonyms of trust care, custodianship, guardianship, keeping, safekeeping, custody, wardWords Related to trust control, governorship, hand(s), management, superintendence, supervision

  4. 4 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 of trust creditWords Related to trust installment plan, layaway; charge account, credit line


trust

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of trust

  1. 1 to give a task, duty, or responsibility to trusted the eldest child with walking the dog every morning Synonyms of trust assign, charge, commission, task, entrustWords Related to trust confer, impose; commit, confide, consign, delegate, recommend, relegate, repose; allocate, allot; authorize, empower, invest

  2. 2 to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another I wouldn't trust my wallet with a complete stranger if I were you Synonyms of trust commend, commit, confide, consign, delegate, deliver, entrust (also intrust), give over, hand, hand over, leave, pass, recommend, repose, transfer, transmit, give, turn over, vestWords Related to trust confer, grant; assign, deal (out), dispense, disperse, distribute, divide; hand in, release, relinquish, submit, surrender, turn in, yield; bequeath, hand down, hand on, will; advance, lend, loan; furnish, supply; recommit, redeliver, regive, retransfer, retransmitNear Antonyms of trust detain, hold back, reserve, withhold; own, possess; accept, receive, take in; occupy, take, take overAntonyms of trust hold, keep, retain

  3. 3 to regard as right or true don't trust everything you read in the newspaper Synonyms of trust accept, buy, credit, swallow, take, believeWords Related to trust account, accredit, understand; assume, presume, suppose; conclude, deduce, inferNear Antonyms of trust distrust, doubt, misdoubt, mistrust, question, suspect; challenge, disputeAntonyms of trust disbelieve, discredit, reject



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