Definition for TRUST

TRUST, v.i.

  1. To be confident of something present or future. I trust to come to you, and speak face to fare. 2 John xii. We trust we have a good conscience. Heb. xiii.
  2. To be credulous; to be won to confidence. Well, you may fear too far – / Safer than trust too far. Shak. To trust in, to confide in; to place confidence in; to rely on; a use frequent in the Scriptures. Trust in the Lord, and do good. Ps. xxxviii. They shall be greatly ashamed that trust in graven images. Is. xlii. To trust to, to depend on; to have confidence in; to rely on. The men of Israel trusted to the liers in wait. Judges xx.

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