trust

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trust is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
trust

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
trust

Third-person singular
trusts

Past tense
trusted

Past participle
trusted

Present participle
trusting

  1. (transitive & intransitive) When you trust someone, you do not doubt them. You believe that someone is honest and will not cause harm. You believe you can rely on them.
    I trust all of my friends.
    We trust in the goodness of others.

Noun[change]

Singular
trust

Plural
trusts

  1. (uncountable) Trust is faith or belief in someone.
    Your parents have trust in you.
  2. (countable) Your money is put in a trust when you put your money under the control of someone else.
    The parents put the children's money in a trust at the bank until they reach the age of 18.