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entrust

verb
variants: also intrust

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1 to give a task, duty, or responsibility to
  • we entrusted our financial adviser with the investment of all of our savings

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2 to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another
  • we entrusted our pets to the care of our neighbor while we went on vacation

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commit, entrust, confide, consign, relegate mean to assign to a person or place for a definite purpose. commit may express the general idea of delivering into another's charge or the special sense of transferring to a superior power or to a special place of custody. committed the felon to prison entrust implies committing with trust and confidence. the president is entrusted with broad powers confide implies entrusting with great assurance or reliance. confided complete control of my affairs to my attorney consign suggests removing from one's control with formality or finality. consigned the damaging notes to the fire relegate implies a consigning to a particular class or sphere often with a suggestion of getting rid of. relegated to an obscure position in the company

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The first known use of entrust was in 1586

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“Entrust.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/entrust. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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