Synonyms of trusting


1. trust, swear, rely, bank, believe

usage: 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"

2. trust, permit, allow, let, countenance

usage: allow without fear

3. believe, trust, expect, anticipate

usage: be confident about something; "I believe that he will come back from the war"

4. hope, trust, desire, wish

usage: expect and wish; "I trust you will behave better from now on"; "I hope she understands that she cannot expect a raise"

5. entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit, pass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, give

usage: confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"

6. trust, lend, loan

usage: extend credit to; "don't trust my ex-wife; I won't pay her debts anymore"


1. trustful (vs. distrustful), trusting, confiding, unsuspecting, unsuspicious, credulous

usage: inclined to believe or confide readily; full of trust; "great brown eye, true and trustful"- Nordhoff & Hall

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Definition and meaning of trusting (Dictionary)