Trust vs Thigh - What's the difference?

trust | thigh |

As nouns the difference between trust and thigh

is that trust is confidence in or reliance on some person or quality while thigh is the upper leg of a human, between the hip and the knee.

As a verb trust

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

As an adjective trust

is (obsolete) secure, safe.




(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


    * 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


    (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


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


    (en noun)
  • The upper leg of a human, between the hip and the knee.
  • * c. 1595 , (William Shakespeare), Romeo and Juliet :
  • I coniure thee by Rosalines bright eyes, By her High forehead, and her Scarlet lip, By her Fine foote, Straight leg, and Quiuering thigh , And the Demeanes, that there Adiacent lie, That in thy likenesse thou appeare to vs.
  • * 1800 , (Jane Austen), letter, 8 Nov 1800:
  • About ten days ago, in cocking a pistol in the guard-room at Marcau, he accidentally shot himself through the Thigh .
  • * 1991 , (Kathy Lette), The Llama Parlour :
  • ‘Why not pay up now, kiddo?’ he suggested magnanimously, patting me on the thigh .
  • * 2011 , The Guardian , 31 Mar 2011:
  • The 23-year-old was substituted in the 75th minute of France's goalless friendly draw with Croatia on Tuesday after suffering an injury to his thigh .
  • That part of the leg of vertebrates (or sometimes other animals) which corresponds to the human thigh in position or function; the tibia of a horse, the tarsus of a bird; the third leg-section of an insect.
  • * 2009 , Fred Thompson, Grillin' with Gas :
  • Add the chicken thighs , close the bag, and squish the marinade to coat the chicken.
  • * 2011 , Ian Sample, The Guardian , 23 Feb 2011:
  • The newly discovered dinosaur Brontomerus mcintoshi may have used its huge muscular thighs to kick predators and rivals.

    Derived terms

    * thighbone * thigh-high * thigh pad * thigh-slapper * thunder thighs * thunder-thighed * thighing


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