Definition of trusting


  • inclined to believe or confide readily; full of trust; - Nordhoff & Hall; "great brown eye, true and trustful". Synonyms: trustful. Antonyms: distrustful.


  • 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". Synonyms: bank, rely, swear, trust. Antonyms: distrust, mistrust.
  • allow without fear. Synonyms: trust.
  • be confident about something; "I believe that he will come back from the war". Synonyms: believe, trust.
  • expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on", "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise". Synonyms: desire, hope, trust.
  • confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret", "I commit my soul to God". Synonyms: commit, confide, entrust, intrust, trust.
  • extend credit to; "don't trust my ex-wife; I won't pay her debts anymore". Synonyms: trust.

Related words

bet, calculate, charge, commend, consign, count, credit, depend, lean, look, obligate, reckon, recommit.

Words nearby trusting

rusting, thrusting.

Rhymes with trusting

disgusting, rusting, thrusting.

Start with trusting

trustingly, trustingnesses, trustingness.

End with trusting

mistrusting, intrusting, entrusting, distrusting, untrusting.

More information about trusting

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • trusting is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 9 points
  • trusting is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 9 points
  • trusting is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 12 points
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