Synonyms for trust


Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : truhst
Phonetic Transcription : trʌst

Top 10 synonyms for trust Other synonyms for the word trust

Définition of trust

Origin :
  • c.1200, from Old Norse traust "help, confidence," from Proto-Germanic *traust- (cf. Old Frisian trast, Dutch troost "comfort, consolation," Old High German trost "trust, fidelity," German Trost "comfort, consolation," Gothic trausti "agreement, alliance"). Related to Old English treowian "to believe, trust," and treowe "faithful, trusty" (see true). Meaning "businesses organized to reduce competition" is recorded from 1877. Trust-buster is recorded from 1903.
  • noun belief in something as true, trustworthy
  • noun responsibility, custody
  • noun large company
  • verb believe, place confidence in
  • verb give to for safekeeping
Example sentences :
  • I know, better than you possibly can, what reasons I have to trust the strength of his affection.
  • Extract from : « Philothea » by Lydia Maria Child
  • I got to trust you wholly in these matters, and I know I can do it, too.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • That he is afraid to trust banks, and hides his money in the earth.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • I trust not the varlet with whom I bartered it for my motley.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • I can't say, captain, for I don't know the man; but I don't like to trust any man too far.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • I trust he is not running after the new doctrine of the hawkers and pedlars.
  • Extract from : « The Armourer's Prentices » by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • In that matter I would not trust myself; why, then, should I trust the composite Democrat?
  • Extract from : « 'Tis Sixty Years Since » by Charles Francis Adams
  • I am to be prudent and economical, of course; that's part of my trust.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • It has been so in other countries; I trust it may be so in this country.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • "I'll prove to you that I am worthy of your trust," she said with shining eyes.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower

Antonyms for trust

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