Trust vs Perfidy - What's the difference?

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In context|legal|lang=en terms the difference between trust and perfidy

is that trust is (legal) the confidence vested in a person who has legal ownership of a property to manage for the benefit of another while perfidy is (legal) specifically, in warfare, an illegitimate act of deception, such as using symbols like the to gain proximity to an enemy for purposes of attack.

As nouns the difference between trust and perfidy

is that trust is confidence in or reliance on some person or quality while perfidy is a state or act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or vow, or of trust reposed; faithlessness; treachery.

As a verb trust

is to place confidence in; to rely on, to confide, or repose faith, in.

As a adjective trust

is (obsolete) secure, safe.

trust

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Confidence in or reliance on some person or quality.
  • He needs to regain her trust if he is ever going to win her back.
  • * John Locke
  • Most take things upon trust .
    1671', O ever-failing '''trust / In mortal strength! — John Milton, ''Samson Agonistes
  • Dependence upon something in the future; hope.
  • 1611', Such '''trust have we through Christ. — ''Authorised Version , 2 Corinthians iii:4.
  • Confidence in the future payment for goods or services supplied; credit.
  • I was out of cash, but the landlady let me have it on trust .
  • That which is committed or entrusted; something received in confidence; a charge.
  • That upon which confidence is reposed; ground of reliance; hope.
  • * Bible, Psalms, lxxi. 5
  • O Lord God, thou art my trust from my youth.
  • (rare) Trustworthiness, reliability.
  • The condition or obligation of one to whom anything is confided; responsible charge or office.
  • * Shakespeare
  • [I] serve him truly that will put me in trust .
  • * Denham
  • Reward them well, if they observe their trust .
  • (legal) The confidence vested in a person who has legal ownership of a property to manage for the benefit of another.
  • I put the house into my sister's trust .
  • (legal) An estate devised or granted in confidence that the devisee or grantee shall convey it, or dispose of the profits, at the will, or for the benefit, of another; an estate held for the use of another.
  • A group of businessmen or traders organised for mutual benefit to produce and distribute specific commodities or services, and managed by a central body of trustees.
  • (computing) Affirmation of the access rights of a user of a computer system.
  • Synonyms

    * belief * confidence * expectation * faith * hope

    Antonyms

    * mistrust

    Derived terms

    * beef trust * brain trust * brains trust * constructive trust * honorary trust * partial trust * remainder trust * resulting trust * spendthrift trust * trust fall * trust fund * trust territory * trustworthy

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To place confidence in; to rely on, to confide, or repose faith, in.
  • We cannot trust anyone who deceives us.
    In God We Trust - written on denominations of US currency
  • * (rfdate)
  • I will never trust his word after.
  • * (rfdate)
  • He that trusts every one without reserve will at last be deceived.
  • To give credence to; to believe; to credit.
  • * (rfdate)
  • Trust me, you look well.
  • To hope confidently; to believe; usually with a phrase or infinitive clause as the object.
  • * (rfdate) 2 John 12.
  • I trust to come unto you, and speak face to face.
  • * (rfdate) Heb. xiii. 18.
  • We trust we have a good conscience.
    I trust you have cleaned your room?
  • to show confidence in a person by intrusting (him) with something.
  • * (rfdate) .
  • Whom, with your power and fortune, sir, you trust , Now to suspect is vain.''
  • To commit, as to one's care; to intrust.
  • * (rfdate) .
  • Merchants were not willing to trust precious cargoes to any custody but that of a man-of-war.
  • To give credit to; to sell to upon credit, or in confidence of future payment.
  • Merchants and manufacturers trust their customers annually with goods.
  • * Johnson
  • It is happier sometimes to be cheated than not to trust .
  • To risk; to venture confidently.
  • * (rfdate)
  • [Beguiled] by thee to trust thee from my side.
  • To have trust; to be credulous; to be won to confidence; to confide.
  • * (rfdate)
  • More to know could not be more to trust .
  • To be confident, as of something future; to hope.
  • * (rfdate) Isa. xii. 2
  • I will trust and not be afraid.
  • To sell or deliver anything in reliance upon a promise of payment; to give credit.
  • * (rfdate) Johnson
  • It is happier sometimes to be cheated than not to trust .

    Derived terms

    * trustable * trustee * truster * trustor

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Secure, safe.
  • (obsolete) Faithful, dependable.
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    perfidy

    English

    Noun

    (perfidies)
  • A state or act of violating faith or allegiance; violation of a promise or vow, or of trust reposed; faithlessness; treachery.
  • (legal) Specifically, in warfare, an illegitimate act of deception, such as using symbols like the to gain proximity to an enemy for purposes of attack.
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  • A state or act of deceit.
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    Synonyms

    * perfidiousness