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Trust vs. Confidence

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Trustnoun

Confidence in or reliance on some person or quality.

‘He needs to regain her trust if he is ever going to win her back.’;

Confidencenoun

Self-assurance.

Trustnoun

Dependence upon something in the future; hope.

Confidencenoun

A feeling of certainty; firm trust or belief; faith.

Trustnoun

Confidence in the future payment for goods or services supplied; credit.

‘I was out of cash, but the landlady let me have it on trust.’;

Confidencenoun

Information held in secret.

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Trustnoun

That which is committed or entrusted; something received in confidence; a charge.

Confidencenoun

(dated) Boldness; presumption.

Trustnoun

That upon which confidence is reposed; ground of reliance; hope.

Confidencenoun

The act of confiding, trusting, or putting faith in; trust; reliance; belief; - formerly followed by of, now commonly by in.

‘Society is built upon trust, and trust upon confidence of one another's integrity.’; ‘A cheerful confidence in the mercy of God.’;

Trustnoun

(rare) Trustworthiness, reliability.

Confidencenoun

That in which faith is put or reliance had.

‘The Lord shall be thy confidence.’;

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Trustnoun

The condition or obligation of one to whom anything is confided; responsible charge or office.

Confidencenoun

Trustful; without fear or suspicion; frank; unreserved.

‘Be confident to speak, Northumberland;We three are but thyself.’;

Trustnoun

(legal) The confidence vested in a person who has legal ownership of a property to manage for the benefit of another.

‘I put the house into my sister's trust.’;

Confidencenoun

The state of mind characterized by one's reliance on himself, or his circumstances; a feeling of self-sufficiency; such assurance as leads to a feeling of security; self-reliance; - often with self prefixed.

‘Your wisdom is consumed in confidence;Do not go forth to-day.’; ‘But confidence then bore thee on secureEither to meet no danger, or to findMatter of glorious trial.’;

Trustnoun

(legal) An estate devised or granted in confidence that the devisee or grantee shall convey it, or dispose of the profits, at the will, or for the benefit, of another; an estate held for the use of another.

Confidencenoun

Having self-reliance; bold; undaunted.

‘As confident as is the falcon's flightAgainst a bird, do I with Mowbray fight.’;

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Trustnoun

A group of businessmen or traders organised for mutual benefit to produce and distribute specific commodities or services, and managed by a central body of trustees.

Confidencenoun

Private conversation; (pl.) secrets shared; as, there were confidences between them.

‘Sir, I desire some confidence with you.’; ‘I am confident that very much be done.’;

Trustnoun

(computing) Affirmation of the access rights of a user of a computer system.

Confidencenoun

Having an excess of assurance; bold to a fault; dogmatical; impudent; presumptuous.

‘The fool rageth and is confident.’;

Trustverb

(transitive) To place confidence in; to rely on, to confide, or have faith, in.

‘We cannot trust anyone who deceives us.’; ‘In God We Trust - written on denominations of US currency’;

Confidencenoun

Giving occasion for confidence.

‘The cause was more confident than the event was prosperous.’;

Trustverb

(transitive) To give credence to; to believe; to credit.

Confidencenoun

freedom from doubt; belief in yourself and your abilities;

‘his assurance in his superiority did not make him popular’; ‘after that failure he lost his confidence’; ‘she spoke with authority’;

Trustverb

(transitive) To hope confidently; to believe (usually with a phrase or infinitive clause as the object)

‘I trust you have cleaned your room?’;

Confidencenoun

a feeling of trust (in someone or something);

‘I have confidence in our team’; ‘confidence is always borrowed, never owned’;

Trustverb

(transitive) to show confidence in a person by entrusting them with something.

Confidencenoun

a state of confident hopefulness that events will be favorable;

‘public confidence in the economy’;

Trustverb

(transitive) To commit, as to one's care; to entrust.

Confidencenoun

a trustful relationship;

‘he took me into his confidence’; ‘he betrayed their trust’;

Trustverb

(transitive) To give credit to; to sell to upon credit, or in confidence of future payment.

‘Merchants and manufacturers trust their customers annually with goods.’;

Confidencenoun

a secret that is confided or entrusted to another;

‘everyone trusted him with their confidences’; ‘the priest could not reveal her confidences’;

Trustverb

To risk; to venture confidently.

Confidencenoun

the feeling or belief that one can have faith in or rely on someone or something

‘we had every confidence in the staff’; ‘he had gained the young man's confidence’;

Trustverb

(intransitive) To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide.

Confidencenoun

the state of feeling certain about the truth of something

‘I can say with confidence that I have never before driven up this street’;

Trustverb

(intransitive) To be confident, as of something future; to hope.

Confidencenoun

a feeling of self-assurance arising from an appreciation of one's own abilities or qualities

‘he would walk up those steps with a confidence he didn't feel’; ‘she's brimming with confidence’;

Trustverb

To sell or deliver anything in reliance upon a promise of payment; to give credit.

Confidencenoun

the telling of private matters or secrets with mutual trust

‘someone with whom you may raise your suspicions in confidence’;

Trustadjective

(obsolete) Secure, safe.

Confidencenoun

a secret or private matter told to someone under a condition of trust

‘the girls exchanged confidences about their parents’;

Trustadjective

(obsolete) Faithful, dependable.

Confidence

Confidence is a state of being clear-headed either that a hypothesis or prediction is correct or that a chosen course of action is the best or most effective. Confidence comes from a Latin word 'fidere' which means therefore, having self-confidence is having trust in one's self.

‘to trust’;

Trustadjective

(legal) of or relating to a trust.

Trustnoun

Assured resting of the mind on the integrity, veracity, justice, friendship, or other sound principle, of another person; confidence; reliance; reliance.

‘Most take things upon trust.’;

Trustnoun

Credit given; especially, delivery of property or merchandise in reliance upon future payment; exchange without immediate receipt of an equivalent; as, to sell or buy goods on trust.

Trustnoun

Assured anticipation; dependence upon something future or contingent, as if present or actual; hope; belief.

‘His trust was with the Eternal to be deemedEqual in strength.’;

Trustnoun

That which is committed or intrusted to one; something received in confidence; charge; deposit.

Trustnoun

The condition or obligation of one to whom anything is confided; responsible charge or office.

‘[I] serve him truly that will put me in trust.’; ‘Reward them well, if they observe their trust.’;

Trustnoun

That upon which confidence is reposed; ground of reliance; hope.

‘O Lord God, thou art my trust from my youth.’;

Trustnoun

An estate devised or granted in confidence that the devisee or grantee shall convey it, or dispose of the profits, at the will, or for the benefit, of another; an estate held for the use of another; a confidence respecting property reposed in one person, who is termed the trustee, for the benefit of another, who is called the cestui que trust.

Trustnoun

An equitable right or interest in property distinct from the legal ownership thereof; a use (as it existed before the Statute of Uses); also, a property interest held by one person for the benefit of another. Trusts are active, or special, express, implied, constructive, etc. In a passive trust the trustee simply has title to the trust property, while its control and management are in the beneficiary.

Trustnoun

A business organization or combination consisting of a number of firms or corporations operating, and often united, under an agreement creating a trust (in sense 1), esp. one formed mainly for the purpose of regulating the supply and price of commodities, etc.; often, opprobriously, a combination formed for the purpose of controlling or monopolizing a trade, industry, or business, by doing acts in restraint or trade; as, a sugar trust. A trust may take the form of a corporation or of a body of persons or corporations acting together by mutual arrangement, as under a contract or a so-called gentlemen's agreement. When it consists of corporations it may be effected by putting a majority of their stock either in the hands of a board of trustees (whence the name trust for the combination) or by transferring a majority to a holding company. The advantages of a trust are partly due to the economies made possible in carrying on a large business, as well as the doing away with competition. In the United States severe statutes against trusts have been passed by the Federal government and in many States, with elaborate statutory definitions.

Trustadjective

Held in trust; as, trust property; trustmoney.

Trustverb

To place confidence in; to rely on, to confide, or repose faith, in; as, we can not trust those who have deceived us.

‘I will never trust his word after.’; ‘He that trusts every one without reserve will at last be deceived.’;

Trustverb

To give credence to; to believe; to credit.

‘Trust me, you look well.’;

Trustverb

To hope confidently; to believe; - usually with a phrase or infinitive clause as the object.

‘I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face.’; ‘We trustwe have a good conscience.’;

Trustverb

to show confidence in a person by intrusting (him) with something.

‘Whom, with your power and fortune, sir, you trust,Now to suspect is vain.’;

Trustverb

To commit, as to one's care; to intrust.

‘Merchants were not willing to trust precious cargoes to any custody but that of a man-of-war.’;

Trustverb

To give credit to; to sell to upon credit, or in confidence of future payment; as, merchants and manufacturers trust their customers annually with goods.

Trustverb

To risk; to venture confidently.

‘[Beguiled] by theeto trust thee from my side.’;

Trustverb

To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide.

‘More to know could not be more to trust.’;

Trustverb

To be confident, as of something future; to hope.

‘I will trust and not be afraid.’;

Trustverb

To sell or deliver anything in reliance upon a promise of payment; to give credit.

‘It is happier sometimes to be cheated than not to trust.’; ‘Her widening streets on new foundations trust.’; ‘They trusted unto the liers in wait.’;

Trustnoun

something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary);

‘he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father’;

Trustnoun

certainty based on past experience;

‘he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists’; ‘he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun’;

Trustnoun

the trait of trusting; of believing in the honesty and reliability of others;

‘the experience destroyed his trust and personal dignity’;

Trustnoun

a consortium of independent organizations formed to limit competition by controlling the production and distribution of a product or service;

‘they set up the trust in the hope of gaining a monopoly’;

Trustnoun

complete confidence in a person or plan etc;

‘he cherished the faith of a good woman’; ‘the doctor-patient relationship is based on trust’;

Trustnoun

a trustful relationship;

‘he took me into his confidence’; ‘he betrayed their trust’;

Trustverb

have confidence or faith in;

‘We can trust in God’; ‘Rely on your friends’; ‘bank on your good education’; ‘I swear by my grandmother's recipes’;

Trustverb

allow without fear

Trustverb

be confident about something;

‘I believe that he will come back from the war’;

Trustverb

expect and wish;

‘I trust you will behave better from now on’; ‘I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise’;

Trustverb

confer a trust upon;

‘The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret’; ‘I commit my soul to God’;

Trustverb

extend credit to

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