To believe in
have faith in, believe in, rely on, depend on, depend upon, count on, bank on*, have confidence in, place confidence in, confide in, swear by, esteem, expect help from, presume upon, lean on, turn to, fall back on, have no doubt, rest assured, be sure about, have no reservations, put faith in, give credence to, look to, be persuaded by, be convinced, put great stock in*, set great store by*, take at one's word*, eat up*; see also believe 1, count on.
To place in the protection of another
To give credit to
to trust is to have complete faith or assurance that one will not be let down by another to trust in God; to or upon51> a person or thing is to have confidence, usually on the basis of past experience, that what is expected will be done she can be relied on to keep the secret; to or upon51> is to place reliance on a person or thing, esp. for support or aid a museum that depends on corporate contributions; to count on something is to consider it in one's calculations as certain they counted on my going; to bank on, a colloquial term, is to have confidence like that of one who is willing to risk money on something don't bank on their help
A trusted person
A large company
Absolute certainty in the trustworthiness of another:belief, confidence, dependence, faith, reliance. See belief
The function of watching, guarding, or overseeing:care, charge, custody, guardianship, keeping, superintendence, supervision. See care for
A combination of businesses closely interconnected for common profit:cartel, combine, pool, syndicate. See group, money
To place trust or confidence in.Also used with in: bank on (or upon), believe in, count on (or upon), depend on (or upon), reckon on (or upon), rely on (or upon). See trust
To have confidence in the truthfulness of:believe, credit. Idiom: take at one's word. See opinion
To put in the charge of another for care, use, or performance:commend, commit, confide, consign, entrust, give (over), hand over, relegate, turn over. Idiom: give in trust (or charge). See give
To place a trust upon:charge, entrust. See trust
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