trust company

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  1. a company or corporation organized to exercise the functions of a trustee, but usually engaging also in other banking and financial activities.

Origin of trust company

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35

Words Nearby trust company Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use trust company in a sentence

  • Your desires to be considered in the selection of proper school, but one which must be approved by the trust company.

    The Long Dim Trail | Forrestine C. Hooker
  • A sufficient sum to educate your son is set aside, all bills to be rendered to the trust company and paid by them.

    The Long Dim Trail | Forrestine C. Hooker
  • She had taken her gems from their prison in the safe-deposit box in the trust company cellar.

    The Cup of Fury | Rupert Hughes
  • His came on the first of every month in a check from the trust company.

    Peter | F. Hopkinson Smith

British Dictionary definitions for trust company

trust company

  1. a commercial bank or other enterprise organized to perform trustee functions: Also called: trust corporation

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