Trust is confidence in the honesty or integrity of a person or thing.(noun)
The definition of a trust is an arrangement made that gives control or ownership of a property to someone for the benefit of another person.(noun)
An example of trust is a bank account that a person gets access to when they turn 21.
Trust is defined as to have confidence, faith or hope in someone or something.(verb)
See trust in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < ON traust, trust, lit., firmness < IE *drou-sto- < base *deru-, tree > tree, true + sto-, standing < base *sta-, to stand
Origin: ME trusten, altered (based on the n.) < ON treysta, to trust, confide < base of traust
See trust in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English truste
Origin: , perhaps from Old Norse traust, confidence; see deru- in Indo-European roots.
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