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trusts

verb
present tense third-person singular of trust

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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
  • don't trust everything you read in the newspaper

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trusts

noun
plural of trust

Synonyms of trusts (Entry 2 of 2)

1 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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2 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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3 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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“Trusts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/trusts. Accessed 26 Jul. 2021.

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