Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To trust; place confidence in (a person).
  • v. To entrust.
  • n. An entrusting; a trust.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To trust or intrust.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To intrust; commit to another in confidence of fidelity.
  • To confide in.

Etymologies

From Middle English betrusten, bitristen, equivalent to be- +‎ trust. (Wiktionary)

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