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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trust, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trusted; p. pr. & vb. n. Trusting.]
 1. 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.   --Shak.
    He that trusts every one without reserve will at last be deceived.   --Johnson.
 2. To give credence to; to believe; to credit.
    Trust me, you look well.   --Shak.
 3. 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.   --2 John 12.
    We trustwe have a good conscience.   --Heb. xiii. 18.
 4. 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.   --Dryden.
 5. 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.   --Macaulay.
 6. 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.
 7. To risk; to venture confidently.
 [Beguiled] by thee
 to trust thee from my side.   --Milton.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : (of persons) worthy of trust or confidence; "a sure (or
            trusted) friend" [syn: sure]