1. Firm reliance on the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing.
2. Custody; care.
3. Something committed into the care of another; charge.
4. The condition and resulting obligation of having confidence placed in one:
violated a public trust.
5. One in which confidence is placed.
6. Reliance on something in the future; hope.
7. Reliance on the intention and ability of a purchaser to pay in the future; credit.
8. Abbr. trLaw
9. A legal title to property held by one party for the benefit of another.
10. The confidence reposed in a trustee when giving the trustee legal title to property to administer for another, together with the trustee's obligation regarding that property and the beneficiary.
11. The property so held.
12. A combination of firms or corporations for the purpose of reducing competition and controlling prices throughout a business or an industry.
13. To have or place reliance; depend:
Trust in the Lord. Trust to destiny.
14. To be confident; hope.
15. To sell on credit.
16. To have or place confidence in; depend on.
17. To expect with assurance; assume:
I trust that you will be on time.
18. To believe:
I trust what you say.
19. To place in the care of another; entrust.
20. To grant discretion to confidently:
Can I trust them with the boat?
21. To extend credit to.
22. In the possession or care of a trustee.
23. Middle English truste
24. perhaps from Old Norse traust [confidence] * see deru-
可能源自 古斯堪的纳维亚语 traust [信心] *参见 deru-
25. These nouns denote a feeling of certainty that a person or thing will not fail.
26. Trust implies depth and assurance of feeling that is often based on inconclusive evidence:
The new President said he would try to justify the trust the electorate had placed in him.
27. Faith connotes unquestioning, often emotionally charged belief:
“Faith and knowledge lean largely upon each other in the practice of medicine” (Peter M. Latham).
“Often enough our faith beforehand in an uncertified result is the only thing that makes the result come true” (William James).
28. Confidence, which suggests less emotional intensity, frequently implies stronger grounds for assurance:
“Confidence is a plant of slow growth in an aged bosom: youth is the season of credulity” (William Pitt).
29. Reliance connotes a confident and trustful commitment to another:
“What reliance could they place on the protection of a prince so recently their enemy?” (William Hickling Prescott).
30. Dependence suggests reliance on the help or support of another to whom one is often subordinate:
“I fared like a distressed Prince who calls in a powerful Neighbor to his Aid . . . when I had once called him in, I could not subsist without Dependence on him” (Richard Steele).See also Synonyms at care, rely
“我过得像一个倒霉的王子，只得求助于强大的邻居…但当我一旦把他叫来，我只能依靠他才能生存” （理查德·斯蒂尔）参见同义词 care， rely