Translation of trust in Spanish:


confianza, n.

Pronunciation /trəst//trʌst/


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    • 1.1(confidence, faith)

      confianza feminine
      he's betrayed her trust ha traicionado la confianza que había puesto en él
      • trust in sb/sth confianza en algn/algo
      • I have every trust in his integrity tengo absoluta confianza en su integridad
      • to put / place one's trust in sb/sth depositar su (or mi etc.) confianza en algn/algo
      • on trust (without verification) bajo palabra
      • to take sb on trust fiarse de algn
      • we'll just have to take her story on trust habrá que fiarse de la veracidad de sus palabras
      • take it on trust that … ten por seguro que …
      • As well, the heart of his case was that much of the evidence needed to be accepted on trust.
      • There is probably nothing worse than the betrayal of trust and belief.
      • Their clients, who had placed their trust in the firm, not to mention their money, also lost considerable sums.
      • However, it had a firm foundation of trust on which to build, as recent surveys had shown that most people trusted their GP or nurse.
      • Over half of the companies surveyed gave values of quality, trust, reliability and integrity.
      • By your historically unprecedented disloyalty, you have betrayed our trust.
      • She nodded slowly, her eyes not leaving his, needing his trust and belief in her.
      • However, comprehending the need to adopt a different approach, efforts have been launched to win back their trust.
      • Our relationships here are based on trust and belief in shared principles.
      • Only a government which always speaks the truth is able to win people's trust.
      • This means full dependence on our service reliability and total trust in our product supply.
      • If the call to faith is to be liberating, faith must be understood as trust rather than as belief.
      • Client belief and trust in the therapist was considered to be about equal from both perspectives.
      • It is a gentle and firm participation with trust.
      • There's life in Munster yet, even if we are taking it more on trust than on hard evidence.
      • I am staying strong within my faith, trust and beliefs as I grow spiritually.
      • She had thought that he had betrayed her trust, her faith, and her love for one of her oldest enemies.
      • As an actor, you don't know how the film will look on completion so it was excellent for him to have a great deal of trust in our abilities.
      • One theorist defines trust as a belief in the goodness of others.
      • It's about belief, trust, sacrifices made and quality of life, though I can't prove this to you.
      • Although recent events may have combined to erode this trust and our belief in its abilities, we must strive to recall how effective a therapeutic tool it once was.
      • Culture brings us together, usually at a very small scale through mutual belief, trust and common interest.
      • Actions are sudden and impromptu and the motive sometimes so inexplicable that we simply have to accept them on trust.
      • Secondly, to be completely autonomous is to not take any statement on trust or recognize authority.

    • 1.2(responsibility)

      a position of trust un puesto de confianza / responsabilidad
      • a sacred trust una sagrada responsabilidad

  • 2

    • 2.1Finance
      (money, property)

      fondo de inversiones masculine
      • Her evidence is vague in this regard, but the details will be worked out after the home is sold and the proceeds to be held in trust are dealt with.
      • Council currently has around 13 per cent of its funds in shares, bonds and property trusts.
      • The third mortgagee may retain the proceeds of sale now held in trust until after costs have been dealt with.
      • He settles that property on trusts which give his wife an initial interest in possession for her life or 3 months whichever is the shorter.
      • If the property is held in trust and a person has a beneficial interest in it, I suppose that person can sell that beneficial interest.

    • 2.2Finance

      fundación feminine
      • Beginning in late 1921, state and municipal authorities began to organize manufacturing and retailing trusts.
      • A limited company formed by a charitable trust founded by a consortium of scientists and growers which has been renting the site is now close to clinching a deal to buy it.
      • The trust is a unique organisation that provides a vital service in the community to families who have a child with a life-threatening or terminal illness.
      • The family now uses more than 100 trusts, including numerous charitable trusts, to manage its money.
      • They also propose creating unified health and social work budgets to be managed by community health trusts.

    • 2.3Finance Law

      fideicomiso masculine
      to hold sth in trust for sb mantener algo en fideicomiso para algn
      • ‘For a recommendation to be implemented, it has to be supported by a trust or other body with influence,’ he said.
      • Private real estate trusts and partnerships may be smart plays for the long term
      • This has worked elsewhere, especially with civic trusts and other well organised groups.
      • In addition to IBCs, there are limited partnerships and trusts, all of which are exempt from taxation.

    • 2.4Finance
      (financial instrument)

      fideicomiso masculine

  • 3

    (monopoly group)
    trust masculine
    cartel masculine
    • The organisation has asked for our help in cracking down on abusive corporations, abusive trusts and tax shelters.
    • He would himself use the language of Progressive era reform rhetoric to mold Storrow and those who supported him as men of money, monopolies and trusts.
    • Many trusts now enter the market to buy their own shares and support the price if their value drops by more than 10% under the NAV.
    • At the turn of the century, there was increased public concern regarding potential market abuses by large corporate trusts.
    • Did anyone involved in either managing or marketing the trusts collude in a way that impacted on share prices and could be construed as market abuse?

transitive verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(have confidence in)

      (person) confiar en
      (person) tener confianza en
      (person) (in negative sentences) fiarse de
      trust me ten confianza en mí
      • don't trust her no te fíes de ella
      • he can't be trusted no es de fiar
      • I wouldn't trust him as far as I could throw him no me fío un pelo de él
      • to trust sb/sth to + inf
      • they trust him to solve any problems confían en que les solucione cualquier problema
      • can they be trusted to be there on time? ¿podemos confiar en que van a llegar a tiempo?
      • I don't trust them to do as they're told no me fío de que vayan a obedecer
      • I've broken it — trust you! se me ha roto — ¡típico!
      • to trust sb with sth confiarle algo a algn
      • I wouldn't trust him with my car yo no le confiaría mi coche
      • I'd trust her with my life confío plenamente en ella
      • She knew he was telling the truth - and she trusted him because he never gave her trouble where homework was concerned.
      • Language can convey so much and I think it's really important that we learn to trust the ability of language to communicate ideas.
      • She trusted in herself enough to realize that her love for Bailey would get her through those tough nights alone.
      • And we as parents had no fear in that area, because we trusted in the Lord, and He provided for us, and still does to this day.
      • In order to do that one needs the ability to trust others, to know how to communicate, to freely discuss and also how to adapt to others and to new situations.
      • They had all lost the ability to trust anyone besides themselves.
      • I have to also have an allegiance to those millions of voters who trusted in me and my commitment to a reform agenda.
      • I knew that if I trusted in Jesus I would be forgiven for all my sins and could spend all eternity with God.
      • Friends try to tell me otherwise, but if you knew my friends, you'd recognize them as the sort not to be trusted with the truth.
      • I had only her promise, and I trusted in it, just as surely as I trusted in Ursula.
      • I trusted in the system, I trusted in God and it's paid off.
      • She trusted in the human race too much and it would be her downfall.
      • I trusted in myself believing that my efforts alone would make me successful in this world.
      • I spoke to one of his closest and most trusted advisers some 36 hours before the presidential vote, and he was a mass of nerves and frenzy.
      • They have told of faithful Daniel who trusted in the Lord
      • I would hate to go through all of that again and at this point, just don't believe I could trust medical professionals enough to try.
      • It has been our great error that we have not trusted in the power of God.
      • We have always trusted in their design expertise and build quality.
      • We've entered a new world of politics now, where no one can be trusted and the truth doesn't matter.
      • And they did it, because they were well trained, because they knew and trusted in each other.
      • They cried unto thee, and were delivered: they trusted in thee, and were not confounded.
      • She would tell of the sadistic punishment wrought unto the unbelievers by the just who trusted in her righteousness.
      • If you lose faith in your ability and stop trusting those people then it becomes difficult.
      • However, I think that he trusted me in my abilities just as I trusted his.
      • You should have trusted in me, maybe told me what happened, because even now, I'm in the dark.
      • I wish he trusted in his mother to do the right thing for him at the right time.
      • What you must understand without any question or doubt is that I believe this and I trust him, and you must, too.
      • But magistrates heard he was now willing to accept what had happened as he trusts the victim and believes what she says is true.
      • A personal recommendation is a good place to start, as you need to feel you can trust an adviser.
      • Through it all he trusted in God in that taken-for-granted way once so common among Catholics.
      • Many people said they trusted their adviser and would be happy to recommend him or her to a friend.
      • Over the years, I've trusted in him and stuck to his advice, and I've had a lot of success.
      • I no longer trusted in him and was convinced we would never win anything with him.
      • I think you've just got to trust your ability and step it up to the next level.
      • In fact, I believe he trusts you more than he's ever trusted anyone.
      • Everyone turned to see who had spoken, and there in the corner stood an elderly courtier, one of the king's most trusted advisers.
      • She looked very cheerful and lively, as her name stands for Beauty I trusted in her instantly.
      • The hard truth is that we cannot trust our own abilities to bring about the kind of faith that transforms our lives.
      • Indeed, one cannot trust another deeply without believing that the interaction between them will be carried on at a high level of honesty.
      • You might need help from those trusted advisers in the weeks up ahead.

    • 1.2(entrust)

      to trust sth/sb to sb/sth confiarle algo/algn a algn/algo
      • Irrespective of their political affiliations, the lawmakers should faithfully carry out their duties the people trusted them with.
      • He would be trusting Damian with the well-being of his sole sister, the life of his twin.
      • I believed every word he said… I trusted Blade with my heart and soul.
      • She trusted Mitch with her life, and they spent many hours together, both happy and sad.
      • People trusted him with their most confidential matters and valued his advice and encouragement.
      • She had trusted Thomas with her heart, and also secretly loved him.
      • Her past was gone and over with, and even though she trusted Eden with her life, there was nothing he could do to change what had happened to her when she was younger.
      • The King trusted Neville with his life, for he was his most loyal of England's grand court and they knew each other from childhood.
      • Ten minutes ago he would have trusted Jim with his life, but right now, right then, he was scared.
      • More importantly, do you trust him with your most private information?
      • Babette trusts Penny with a long held secret.
      • Despite what had happened, he knew he could have trusted Jessie with the details of the problem, without having her discover them for herself in the books.
      • Parents trusted her with their sons and daughters.
      • It is doubtful that he trusted Jude with the key to the post office box.
      • But prosecutors are not perfectly wise, and it is folly to trust them with so much power.
      • He trusted Rourke with his own life and the safety of the ship; there was no question of the man's capability, but the wild look in those eyes was something unearthly.
      • The sort of job it is, means you're the person that whenever you go out to the farmer, he is putting all his confidence in you, trusting you with his livelihood.
      • In that stillness, the vastness of the energy touched deep seeds of consciousness in them as they trusted me with their confidences and secrets.
      • I trusted John with my daughter and I was very angry when I found out.
      • I trust Thomas with this company more than anyone.

  • 2formal

    (hope, assume)
    we trust you enjoyed yourselves esperamos que se hayan divertido
    • I trust you're well espero que estés bien
    • I trust so eso espero
    • I trust that he will have no hesitation in confirming that he will make every attempt to keep his own expense claims on the taxpayer down to the necessary minimum.
    • I hope that this was just an oversight, and I trust that it will never happen again.
    • I hope and trust that you can salvage your friendships/relationships with the truly penitent.
    • I trusted that when the time came it would be me to whom she would speak and she did.
    • The fact of the matter is that very few people know the truth, and I trust that none of those people told you.
    • I hope and trust that this debate will be furthered and continued by other participants.
    • He has received a significant amount of lottery funding, and one trusts that his future will be guaranteed, too.
    • I trust that the young girl who went this route will be more careful with her sexuality in the future and not find herself with an unwanted pregnancy again.
    • Also, I trusted that all the files in my former diocese would be examined.
    • And he trusted that those, in turn, whom he had wronged, would forgive him.
    • I trust that he will be open-minded and see that my intentions are good because if he isn't, I may be out of a job sooner than I had anticipated.
    • We trust that we have satisfactorily explained this part of the Bank's claim for privilege.
    • I trust that work on this can begin in the near future.
    • One trusts that he can ignite some spark into the proceedings on Thursday.
    • We hope and trust that workers have learnt a lesson and in future will reflect and weight all the pros and cons before deciding to down tools.

intransitive verb

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    to trust in sb/sth confiar / tener confianza en algn/algo
    • to trust to sth confiar en algo
    • to trust to luck dejar algo librado al azar