Trust may refer to:

* Trust (social sciences), a relationship of reliance.
** Trust Fall, a trust-building game.

In law:
* Trust law, where money or property is owned and managed on behalf of another
* Escrow, where a thing is held in trust until conditions are fulfilled
* Charitable trust, a trust set up for charitable reasons
* United Nations Trust Territories, the successors of the (partially reclassified) League of Nations mandates

In finance:
* Trust company, a financial institution offering banking, investment and estate administration services
* Trust (19th century), an entity used in the late 19th century with intent to create a monopoly
* Massachusetts business trust, a business established under trust law.
* Investment trust, a company that invests in other companies or properties
**Income trust, a Canadian collective investment scheme.
**Royalty trust
**Real estate investment trust, a corporation investing in property
**Unit trust, a general collective investment scheme
**SOGRAT A stock option grantor retained annuity trust

In geography:
*Trust, North Carolina

In computer science:
* Trusted system, a system whose failure may break a security policy
* Web of trust, a system to establish authenticity
* A trust metric rates users of social software

In music:
* Trust (band), is a French hard rock band, rose to international fame in the early '80s
* Trust (2007 band), Belgium's entry in the 2007 edition of the Junior Eurovision Song Contest.
* Trust Company (band), better known as TRUSTcompany or TRUST*CO, is an American grunge band
* "Trust (Elvis Costello album)", 1981, by Elvis Costello
* "Trust (Low album)", by Low
* "Trust (Megadeth song)" by Megadeth (1997)
* "Trust (Ayumi Hamasaki song)" by Ayumi Hamasaki (1998)

In Television:
* Trust (Television Programme) was a BBC Series about City of London Corporate Lawyers

In fictional organizations:
* Trust (Stargate), from "Stargate SG-1"
* Trust (100 Bullets), from "100 Bullets"

In other:
* Trust (electronics company), European producer and designer of computer peripherals and accessories
* Trust (film), the (original or translated English) title of several films
* "The Trust" (1915 film), a 1915 silent film
* "The Trust" (1993 film), a 1993 film
* Trust Operation
* An aftermarket car part company, alternatively known as "Greddy", mainly in the United States
* Global Trust Center is a non-profit independent international organisation that develops policy, best practice and guidance to enable trust in digital interactions

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