trust

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noun
1 relying on sb/sth
ADJECTIVE
great

They have placed great trust in him as a negotiator.

absolute, complete, perfect, total
blind, implicit

They followed the instructions in blind trust that all would turn out well.

little

They had little trust for outsiders.

basic
mutual
personal (esp. AmE)

The President needs to rebuild his personal trust with the electorate.

consumer, public, social (esp. AmE)

a campaign to build consumer trust in the quality of dairy products

the need to restore public trust

sacred

They accepted the responsibility as a sacred trust (= sth that had been trusted to them).

fragile

the fragile trust that existed between them

misplaced
VERB + TRUST
have

We have absolute trust in the teachers.

Does the plan have the trust and cooperation of the workers?

place, put
establish
build, build up, develop
earn, foster, gain, win
engender, inspire

This girl does not exactly inspire trust.

deserve

I will do all I can do to deserve your trust.

abuse, betray, break, destroy, violate (esp. AmE)

He claimed the government had betrayed the trust of the people.

erode, undermine

He undermined public trust in his office.

lose
keep, maintain

It's good that you kept her trust.

rebuild, regain, restore
be based on

a relationship based on trust

TRUST + VERB
exist
PREPOSITION
trust among, trust between

This requires a certain level of trust among the community's members.

efforts to promote mutual trust between nations

trust for

their love and trust for one another

trust in

His trust in them was misplaced.

PHRASES
a breach of trust, a lack of trust, a position of trust

As a teacher, you are in a position of trust.

2 financial arrangement/company
ADJECTIVE
offshore (esp. BrE)
investment, unit (BrE)

a publicly traded real estate investment trust (AmE)

Investing in a unit trust reduces risks for small investors.

family
VERB + TRUST
hold sth in, hold sth on, keep sth in

The proceeds will be held in trust for the children until they are eighteen.

create, establish, form, set up

They set up a trust for their grandchildren's education.

invest in
TRUST + NOUN
account, assets, fund
deed
property
status
manager
company
beneficiary
PREPOSITION
in trust

His father put the money in trust for him until he was 21.

trust for
3 (esp. BrE) a charity organization
ADJECTIVE
independent
charitable, non-profit, not-for-profit
hospital (BrE)
land (AmE)
VERB + TRUST
manage, run

They ran the trust as a non-profit making concern.

TRUST + VERB
own

The trust owns the land and the buildings.

manage, run

a heritage site that is run by a charitable trust

PREPOSITION
trust for

the Cecil Houses Trust for old people

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verb
ADVERB
implicitly

I trust you implicitly.

blindly

In my position I cannot risk blindly trusting anyone.

completely, fully, really, totally, truly

the only person I truly trusted

not entirely, not fully, not necessarily, not quite, not really

You can never entirely trust even a ‘tame’ leopard.

VERB + TRUST
be able to, can

I knew I could trust John.

be unable to
be prepared to, be ready to, be willing to
be reluctant to, be unwilling to

I was reluctant to trust the evidence of my senses.

be afraid to

I was afraid to trust anyone after that.

PREPOSITION
in

You have to trust in the competence of others.

to

I stumbled along in the dark, trusting to luck to find the right door.

with

I'd trust her with my life.

PHRASES
not to be trusted

He is not to be trusted with other people's money.

tried and trusted (esp. BrE)

tried and trusted techniques

Trust is used with these nouns as the object: ↑instinct, ↑intuition, ↑judgement, ↑word

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