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trust

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1 firm belief in the integrity, ability, effectiveness, or genuineness of someone or something

  • a relationship of mutual trust between lawyer and client
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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
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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
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4 the right to take possession of goods before paying for them

  • the neighborhood grocer will occasionally sell on trust to his regular customers when they don't have the cash on hand
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trust

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1 to give a task, duty, or responsibility to

  • trusted the eldest child with walking the dog every morning
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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
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3 to regard as right or true

  • donʼt trust everything you read in the newspaper
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set store by (or on)

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