Translation of trust in Spanish:


confianza, n.

Pronunciation /trəst/ /trʌst/

See Spanish definition of confianza


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    • 1.1(confidence, faith)

      confianza feminine
      trust in sb/sth confianza en algn/algo

      • I have every trust in his integrity
      • to put / place one's trust in sb/sth
      • on trust
      • to take sb on trust
      • we'll just have to take her story on trust
      • take it on trust that …
      he's betrayed her trust ha traicionado la confianza que había puesto en él
      • 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.
      • I am staying strong within my faith, trust and beliefs as I grow spiritually.
      • There is probably nothing worse than the betrayal of trust and belief.
      • It is a gentle and firm participation with trust.
      • Our relationships here are based on trust and belief in shared principles.
      • It's about belief, trust, sacrifices made and quality of life, though I can't prove this to you.
      • Culture brings us together, usually at a very small scale through mutual belief, trust and common interest.
      • If the call to faith is to be liberating, faith must be understood as trust rather than as belief.
      • Their clients, who had placed their trust in the firm, not to mention their money, also lost considerable sums.
      • 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.
      • She nodded slowly, her eyes not leaving his, needing his trust and belief in her.
      • One theorist defines trust as a belief in the goodness of others.
      • 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.
      • This means full dependence on our service reliability and total trust in our product supply.
      • Over half of the companies surveyed gave values of quality, trust, reliability and integrity.
      • She had thought that he had betrayed her trust, her faith, and her love for one of her oldest enemies.
      • Only a government which always speaks the truth is able to win people's trust.
      • Client belief and trust in the therapist was considered to be about equal from both perspectives.
      • By your historically unprecedented disloyalty, you have betrayed our trust.
      • However, comprehending the need to adopt a different approach, efforts have been launched to win back their trust.
      • There's life in Munster yet, even if we are taking it more on trust than on hard evidence.
      • As well, the heart of his case was that much of the evidence needed to be accepted on trust.
      • Secondly, to be completely autonomous is to not take any statement on trust or recognize authority.
      • Actions are sudden and impromptu and the motive sometimes so inexplicable that we simply have to accept them on trust.

    • 1.2(responsibility)

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

  • 2

    • 2.1(money, property)

      fondo de inversiones masculine
      • 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.
      • Council currently has around 13 per cent of its funds in shares, bonds and property trusts.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • The third mortgagee may retain the proceeds of sale now held in trust until after costs have been dealt with.

    • 2.2(institution)

      fundación feminine
      • The family now uses more than 100 trusts, including numerous charitable trusts, to manage its money.
      • 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.
      • They also propose creating unified health and social work budgets to be managed by community health trusts.
      • Beginning in late 1921, state and municipal authorities began to organize manufacturing and retailing trusts.
      • 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.

    • 2.3Law

      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.
      • 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.
      • Private real estate trusts and partnerships may be smart plays for the long term

    • 2.4Finance
      (financial instrument)

      fideicomiso masculine

  • 3

    (monopoly group)
    trust masculine
    cartel masculine
    • 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.
    • The organisation has asked for our help in cracking down on abusive corporations, abusive trusts and tax shelters.
    • 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.
    • 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?
    • At the turn of the century, there was increased public concern regarding potential market abuses by large corporate trusts.

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(have confidence in)

      (person) confiar en
      (person) tener confianza en
      (person) (in negative sentences) fiarse de
      to trust sb/sth to + inf
      • they trust him to solve any problems
      • can they be trusted to be there on time?
      • I don't trust them to do as they're told
      • I've broken it — trust you!
      to trust sb with sth confiarle algo a algn

      • I wouldn't trust him with my car
      • I'd trust her with my life
      trust me confía 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
      • They have told of faithful Daniel who trusted in the Lord
      • They cried unto thee, and were delivered: they trusted in thee, and were not confounded.
      • I trusted in the system, I trusted in God and it's paid off.
      • And they did it, because they were well trained, because they knew and trusted in each other.
      • 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.
      • I have to also have an allegiance to those millions of voters who trusted in me and my commitment to a reform agenda.
      • I no longer trusted in him and was convinced we would never win anything with him.
      • She would tell of the sadistic punishment wrought unto the unbelievers by the just who trusted in her righteousness.
      • She trusted in the human race too much and it would be her downfall.
      • She trusted in herself enough to realize that her love for Bailey would get her through those tough nights alone.
      • I had only her promise, and I trusted in it, just as surely as I trusted in Ursula.
      • You should have trusted in me, maybe told me what happened, because even now, I'm in the dark.
      • Through it all he trusted in God in that taken-for-granted way once so common among Catholics.
      • I knew that if I trusted in Jesus I would be forgiven for all my sins and could spend all eternity with God.
      • She looked very cheerful and lively, as her name stands for Beauty I trusted in her instantly.
      • It has been our great error that we have not trusted in the power of God.
      • Over the years, I've trusted in him and stuck to his advice, and I've had a lot of success.
      • We have always trusted in their design expertise and build quality.
      • I wish he trusted in his mother to do the right thing for him at the right time.
      • I trusted in myself believing that my efforts alone would make me successful in this world.
      • The hard truth is that we cannot trust our own abilities to bring about the kind of faith that transforms our lives.
      • We've entered a new world of politics now, where no one can be trusted and the truth doesn't matter.
      • 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.
      • Language can convey so much and I think it's really important that we learn to trust the ability of language to communicate ideas.
      • If you lose faith in your ability and stop trusting those people then it becomes difficult.
      • 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.
      • Indeed, one cannot trust another deeply without believing that the interaction between them will be carried on at a high level of honesty.
      • What you must understand without any question or doubt is that I believe this and I trust him, and you must, too.
      • 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.
      • However, I think that he trusted me in my abilities just as I trusted his.
      • 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.
      • She knew he was telling the truth - and she trusted him because he never gave her trouble where homework was concerned.
      • They had all lost the ability to trust anyone besides themselves.
      • I think you've just got to trust your ability and step it up to the next level.
      • Everyone turned to see who had spoken, and there in the corner stood an elderly courtier, one of the king's most trusted advisers.
      • You might need help from those trusted advisers in the weeks up ahead.
      • Many people said they trusted their adviser and would be happy to recommend him or her to a friend.
      • A personal recommendation is a good place to start, as you need to feel you can trust an adviser.
      • But magistrates heard he was now willing to accept what had happened as he trusts the victim and believes what she says is true.
      • In fact, I believe he trusts you more than he's ever trusted anyone.

    • 1.2(entrust)

      to trust sth/sb to sb/sth confiarle algo/algn a algn/algo
      • 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.
      • People trusted him with their most confidential matters and valued his advice and encouragement.
      • In that stillness, the vastness of the energy touched deep seeds of consciousness in them as they trusted me with their confidences and secrets.
      • Irrespective of their political affiliations, the lawmakers should faithfully carry out their duties the people trusted them with.
      • Parents trusted her with their sons and daughters.
      • I trusted John with my daughter and I was very angry when I found out.
      • 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.
      • I trust Thomas with this company more than anyone.
      • More importantly, do you trust him with your most private information?
      • Babette trusts Penny with a long held secret.
      • He would be trusting Damian with the well-being of his sole sister, the life of his twin.
      • 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.
      • 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.
      • I believed every word he said… I trusted Blade with my heart and soul.
      • 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.
      • She had trusted Thomas with her heart, and also secretly loved him.
      • Ten minutes ago he would have trusted Jim with his life, but right now, right then, he was scared.
      • She trusted Mitch with her life, and they spent many hours together, both happy and sad.

  • 2 formal

    (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
    • 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.
    • I hope and trust that this debate will be furthered and continued by other participants.
    • I hope and trust that you can salvage your friendships/relationships with the truly penitent.
    • I hope that this was just an oversight, and I trust that it will never happen again.
    • We trust that we have satisfactorily explained this part of the Bank's claim for privilege.
    • He has received a significant amount of lottery funding, and one trusts that his future will be guaranteed, too.
    • One trusts that he can ignite some spark into the proceedings on Thursday.
    • And he trusted that those, in turn, whom he had wronged, would forgive him.
    • Also, I trusted that all the files in my former diocese would be examined.
    • I trusted that when the time came it would be me to whom she would speak and she did.
    • I trust that work on this can begin in the near future.
    • 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.
    • 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 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.
    • The fact of the matter is that very few people know the truth, and I trust that none of those people told you.

intransitive verb

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    to trust in sb/sth confiar / tener confianza en algn/algo
    to trust to sth confiar en algo