Pronunciation of Trust
/tɹˈʌst/, /tɹˈʌst/, /t_ɹ_ˈʌ_s_t/

Synonyms for trust:

Sense 1

hat, apostatize, treasonable, guardianship, ride on, live off, False-hearted, depend, purview, trust in, allegiant, accountability, sellout, double-crosser, Recreance, seditiousness, Recreancy, apostasy, turn to, perfidiousness, tergiversation, rely on, blame, obligation, leeriness, delegation, presuppose, falsity, swear by, treacherousness, compulsion, sphere, trusteeship, confide in, untrusting, remit, province, ownership, unfaithfulness, hunch, false-heartedness, trust to, traitorousness, onus, treasonous.

Sense 3

depend on, keeping, lean on, sedition, reliable, dependable, ring, infidelity, commend, repose, unfaithful, traitorous, guarantee, rat, count on, bank on, alliance, endowment, organization, boot, responsibility, treacherous.

Sense 4

custody, desert, unreliable, betray, responsible, untrue.

Sense 5

solid, steadfast, defect.

Sense 6


Sense 7

reckon, turn on.

Sense 8


Sense 9

care, true, believe in.

Sense 10


Sense 13


Sense 19



take for granted, understand.


depend on.


hand over.


rely on.

depend on

rely onorupon.

depend upon

bank on.


dependence, reliance.



turn to

fall back on.

Other synonyms and related words:

concern, encouragement, reliance, true, bank, institutionalise, syndicate, conceive, combination, tergiversation, swear by, aver, count on, religion, invest, delegation, consider, faithful, give over, faithlessness, effrontery, staunch, leery, doubting, firm, combine, fault, practice, charge, consign, swear, allegiant, obligation, commend, duty, place, endowment, pull, impudence, repose, self-reliance, combining, turn over, hunch, judas, confide, perfidious, fast, purview, intrust, perpetrate, think, permission, organization, consecrate, anticipation, religious belief, leave, commitment, trusteeship, arrogance, self-confidence, compulsion, perfidiousness, institutionalize, untrusting, corporate trust, responsibility, keeping, rely on, defect, avow, distrustful, blame, depose, boldness, onus, falseness, trustfulness, deliver, commit, undependable, optimism, unfaithfulness, presumption, assign, call, trustingness, treacherous, curse, dependable, transmit, give, assertion, apostasy, betray, reliable, put, ownership, assumption, verify, sellout, cuss, load, believe in, disloyalty, perfidy, trust in, False-hearted, confide in, care, remit, self-assurance, imprecate, ward, apostatize, safekeeping, assert, alliance, send, authority, treachery, guardianship, seditiousness, go for, recreant, faithless, dedicate, dependence, lean on, guarantee, honor, disloyal, baton, leeriness, false, unfaithful, devote, assurance, depend on, depone, self-assertion, Recreancy, accountability, treacherousness, custodianship, reckon, ring, swan, Misdoubt, blaspheme, hat, custody, province, job, double cross, transfer, Recreance, hand over, depend, relegate, bank on.

Sense 2 (noun)

guarantee, reckon, believe in.

Sense 3 (noun)

commitment, organization, accountability, combination, onus, obligation, concern, compulsion, responsibility.

Sense 5 (noun)

dependence, hunch.

Sense 6 (noun)

custody, count on, lean on, care, depend on, rely on, ride on, keeping, live off, guardianship, bank on, turn on.

Sense 7 (noun)


artlessness (noun)

candidness, honesty, genuineness, bluntness, sincerity, broadness, naturalness, openness, artlessness, frankness, plainness, un-artificiality, unartfulness, directness, plain-spokenness, naivete, unaffectedness, straightforwardness, candor, callowness, unsophistication.

belief (noun)

creed, philosophy, credence, opinion, belief, thought, idea, principle, doctrine, dogma, postulate, view, tenet.

belief in something as true, trustworthy (noun)

certitude, certainty, credit, assurance, confidence, hope, sureness, credence, reliance, conviction, faith, dependence.

certainty (noun)

certitude, surety, assurance, certainty, sureness, faith, conviction, confidence, irrefutability.

credit (noun)

draft, time, tally, mortgage, tab, loan, account, lien.

credulity (noun)

susceptibility, persuadability, credulity.

expectation (noun)


guardianship (noun)


large company (noun)

combine, monopoly, ring, cartel, pool, syndicate.

monopoly (noun)

monopoly, cartel, union, pool.

obligation (noun)


reliance (noun)


respect (noun)


responsibility (noun)

duty, guardianship.

responsibility, custody (noun)

charge, trusteeship, ward, safekeeping, account, obligation, duty, care, keeping, guardianship.

trust (noun)

confidence, hope, bank, intrust, corporate trust, commit, desire, combine, trustfulness, swear, rely, trustingness, reliance, faith, entrust, cartel, confide.

believe, place confidence in (verb)

count on, assume, presume, accredit, depend on, bank on, swear by, lean on, confide in, expect, surmise, suppose.

credit (verb)

accredit, entrust.

give to for safekeeping (verb)

confide, turn over, assign, commit, transfer, loan, entrust, consign, give over.

hope (verb)

await, intend, aspire, hope, anticipate, yearn, expect, want, contemplate, desire, rely, dream of, wish.

leave (verb)


Usage examples for trust:

  • I will always trust you." - "Sant' Ilario", F. Marion Crawford.
  • I trust no one here but you. - "The Chouans", Honore de Balzac.
  • Don't trust him, men! - "The Covered Wagon", Emerson Hough.

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