1. To place confidence in; to rely on, to confide, or repose faith, in; as, we can not trust those who have
I will never trust his word after.Shak.
He that trusts every one without reserve will at last be deceived.Johnson.
2. To give credence to; to believe; to credit.
Trust me, you look well.Shak.
3. To hope confidently; to believe; usually with a phrase or infinitive clause as the object.
I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face.2 John 12.
We trustwe have a good conscience.Heb. xiii. 18.
4. to show confidence in a person by intrusting (him) with something.
Whom, with your power and fortune, sir, you trust,Dryden.
Now to suspect is vain.
5. To commit, as to one's care; to intrust.
Merchants were not willing to trust precious cargoes to any custody but that of a man-of-war.Macaulay.
6. To give credit to; to sell to upon credit, or in confidence of future payment; as, merchants and manufacturers
trust their customers annually with goods.
7. To risk; to venture confidently.
[Beguiled] by theeMilton.
to trust thee from my side.
(Trust), v. i.
1. To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide.
More to know could not be more to trust.Shak.
2. To be confident, as of something future; to hope.
I will trust and not be afraid.Isa. xii. 2.
3. To sell or deliver anything in reliance upon a promise of payment; to give credit.
It is happier sometimes to be cheated than not to trust.Johnson. To trust in, To trust on, to place confidence in,; to rely on; to depend. "Trust in the Lord, and do good."
Ps. xxxvii. 3. "A priest . . . on whom we trust." Chaucer.
Her widening streets on new foundations trust.Dryden.
To trust to or unto, to depend on; to have confidence in; to rely on.
They trusted unto the liers in wait.Judges xx. 36.
(Trus*tee") n. (Law) A person to whom property is legally committed in trust, to be applied
either for the benefit of specified individuals, or for public uses; one who is intrusted with property for