Definition for trusting (2 of 2)
- a fiduciary relationship in which one person (the trustee) holds the title to property (the trust estate or trust property) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary).
- the property or funds so held.
- an illegal combination of industrial or commercial companies in which the stock of the constituent companies is controlled by a central board of trustees, a group of people who have assumed the authority to supervise the affairs of the constituent companies, thus making it possible to manage the companies so as to minimize production costs, control prices, eliminate competition, etc.
- any large industrial or commercial corporation or combination having a monopolistic or semimonopolistic control over the production of some commodity or service.
verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of trust
Examples from the Web for trusting
With few protective barriers in place, their safety relies heavily on testing protocols and trusting their partners.Risky Business or None of Your Business? Gay XXX Films and the Condom Question|Aurora Snow|November 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Polls show that the most recent surge in Americans trusting their government happened while President Clinton was in office.
For the past 15 years, he said, he has been “doing everything to keep a trusting relationship” with Moscow.Exclusive Interview: The ‘Chocolate King’ Who Might Save Ukraine|Anna Nemtsova|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The theme of London Fashion Week has been, overall, toward a soft, yielding, trusting vision of femininity.
I had no problem at all trusting that people were on task, and I assumed my boss in Sunnyvale trusted me, too.Current, Former Yahoo Employees Question the Ban on Working From Home|Winston Ross|February 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Trusting in this benefactor of renowned exploits, the mendicants were bold enough to put forth their wants freely.The Gtakaml|rya Sra
She makes promises; but as to trusting her not to spoil Helen—'Heartsease|Charlotte M. Yonge
It was like casting our bread upon the waters and trusting in God for the result.Leaves from My Journal|Wilford Woodruff
He had flown from the haunts of men, craving the healing power of nature, trusting to find forgetfulness in her potent charm.Miss Hildreth, Volume 2 of 3|Augusta de Grasse Stevens
And were not trusting lovers and all too-confiding husbands the legitimate butt of all jesting?Under the Rose|Frederic Stewart Isham
British Dictionary definitions for trusting
- an arrangement whereby a person to whom the legal title to property is conveyed (the trustee) holds such property for the benefit of those entitled to the beneficial interest
- property that is the subject of such an arrangement
- the confidence put in the trusteeRelated adjective: fiduciary
Derived Formstrustable, adjectivetrustability, nountruster, noun
Word Origin for trust
Culture definitions for trusting
A combination of firms or corporations for the purpose of reducing competition and controlling prices throughout a business or industry. Trusts are generally prohibited or restricted by antitrust legislation. (Compare monopoly.)
Idioms and Phrases with trusting
see brain trust; in trust.