take (something) on trust

take (something) on trust

To believe something implicitly, without requiring that someone provide proof or evidence. I took their explanation on trust, as they've never given me reason before to disbelieve what they've told me. He wants us to take it on trust that he'll pay us back, but he already owes us a substantial amount of money.
See also: on, take, trust
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

take something on trust

to accept that something is true through trust. I don't know if it's so, but I'll take it on trust. CH You will have to take it on trust because I can't prove it.
See also: on, take, trust
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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