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     n 1: something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for
          the benefit of another (the beneficiary); "he is the
          beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father"
     2: certainty based on past experience; "he wrote the paper with
        considerable reliance on the work of other scientists";
        "he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun"
        [syn: reliance]
     3: the trait of trusting; of believing in the honesty and
        reliability of others; "the experience destroyed his trust
        and personal dignity" [syn: trustingness, trustfulness]
        [ant: distrust]
     4: a consortium of companies formed to limit competition; "they
        set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly" [syn:
        corporate trust, combine, cartel]
     5: complete confidence in a person or plan etc; "he cherished
        the faith of a good woman"; "the doctor-patient
        relationship is based on trust" [syn: faith]
     6: a trustful relationship; "he took me into his confidence";
        "he betrayed their trust" [syn: confidence]
     v 1: have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on
          your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear
          by my grandmother's recipes" [syn: swear, rely, bank]
          [ant: distrust, distrust]
     2: allow without fear
     3: be confident about something; "I believe that he will come
        back from the war" [syn: believe]
     4: expect with desire; "I trust you will behave better from now
        on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a
        raise" [syn: hope, desire]
     5: To confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with
        the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God" [syn: entrust,
         intrust, confide, commit]
     6: extend credit to