entrust


en·trust

verb \in-ˈtrəst, en-\

: to give someone the responsibility of doing something or of caring for someone or something

Full Definition of ENTRUST

transitive verb
1
:  to confer a trust on; especially :  to deliver something in trust to
2
:  to commit to another with confidence
en·trust·ment \-ˈtrəs(t)-mənt\ noun

Variants of ENTRUST

en·trust also in·trust \in-\

Examples of ENTRUST

  1. She was entrusted with the job of organizing the reception.
  2. <we entrusted our financial adviser with the investment of all of our savings>

First Known Use of ENTRUST

1593

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