on trust Definition
- 1. Belief or confidence in, or reliance on, the truth, goodness, character, power, ability, etc of someone or something.
- Thesaurus: reliance, faith, confidence, dependence, credence, honour.
- Example: The child was placed in my trust
- Example: be in a position of trust
- Example: put it on trust
7. The amount of money or property managed by one person for the benefit of another.
8. A group of business firms working together to control the market in a particular commodity, beat down competition, and maximize profits.
- Thesaurus: corporation, monopoly, cartel, syndicate.
- tr & intr
1. To have confidence or faith in them; to depend or rely on them.
- Example: We can trust her to do a good job
- Thesaurus: believe, swear by, confide in, esteem, depend upon, lean on, put faith in; Antonym: doubt, mistrust, disbelieve.
- Form: trust someone (usually)
- Form: trust in someone
- Example: I wouldn't trust him with your new car
- Example: trusted the children to their grandfather
- Thesaurus: consign, lend, put in safekeeping, entrust, commit, give over, store with.
- Form: trust something to someone (usually)
- Form: trust someone to someone
4. To be confident; to hope or suppose.
- Example: I trust you had a good journey
- Said of money, property, etc: under the care, safe-keeping, management, etc of a legally appointed person.
- On credit.
- To accept or believe it or them without verification.
- To hope for a fortunate outcome, especially when a matter is out of one's control.
A expression that is given when someone does something predictable or something predictable happens.
- Example: Trust it to rain when we planned a picnic