trust to

phrasal verb
trusted to; trusting to; trusts to

Definition of trust to

1 : to rely on (something one has no control over, such as luck or chance) to get what one wants or needs All we can do at this point is hope for the best and trust to luck.
2 : to give the responsibility of doing (something) to (someone) They trusted the care of their daughter to her grandparents while they were on vacation.

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“Trust to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trust%20to. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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