|Origin:||traust 'confidence, trust'|
trust1 S1 W2
a strong belief in the honesty, goodness etc of someone or something:
At first there was a lack of trust between them.
an agreement made on the basis of mutual trust (=when people trust each other)
put/place your trust in somebody/something
You shouldn't put your trust in a man like that.
You betrayed your father's trust (=did something bad even though he trusted you).
➔ breach of trustat breach1 (3)
an organization or group that has control over money that will be used to help someone else:
organization[countable usually singular]BF
a charitable trust
an arrangement by which someone has legal control of your money or property, either until you are old enough to use it or to invest it for you: ➔ trust fund, unit trust
financial arrangement[uncountable and countable]BF
The money your father left you will be held in trust until you are 21.
to believe that something is true without having any proof:
I just had to take it on trust that he would deliver the money.
a job or position in which you have been given the responsibility of making important decisions
a group of companies that illegally work together to reduce competition and control prices:
companies[countable] especially American EnglishPE