Dictionary

1fiduciary

noun fi·du·cia·ry \-ˈdü-shē-ˌer-ē, -shə-rē, -ˈdyü-\
plural fi·du·cia·ries

Definition of FIDUCIARY

:  one that holds a fiduciary relation or acts in a fiduciary capacity

First Known Use of FIDUCIARY

1631

Other Economics Terms

actuary, compound interest, globalization, indemnity, portfolio, rentier, stagflation, usurer

2fiduciary

adjective

: relating to or involving trust (such as the trust between a customer and a professional)

Full Definition of FIDUCIARY

:  of, relating to, or involving a confidence or trust: as
a :  held or founded in trust or confidence
b :  holding in trust
c :  depending on public confidence for value or currency <fiduciary fiat money>

Origin of FIDUCIARY

Latin fiduciarius, from fiducia confidence, trust, from fidere
First Known Use: circa 1641

Other Economics Terms

actuary, compound interest, globalization, indemnity, portfolio, rentier, stagflation, usurer

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: fiduciary bondPrevious Word in the Dictionary: fiduciarilyAll Words Near: fiduciary
April 20, 2015
ailurophile Hear it
a lover of cats
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears