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Synonyms and Antonyms of entrust

  1. 1 to give a task, duty, or responsibility to we entrusted our financial adviser with the investment of all of our savings Synonyms assign, charge, commission, task, trust Related Words confer, impose; commit, confide, consign, delegate, recommend, relegate, repose; allocate, allot; authorize, empower, invest

  2. 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 Synonyms commend, commit, confide, consign, delegate, deliver, give (also intrust), give over, hand, hand over, leave, pass, recommend, repose, transfer, transmit, trust, turn over, vestRelated Words confer, grant; assign, deal (out), dispense, disperse, distribute, divide; hand in, release, relinquish, submit, surrender, turn in, yield; bequeath, hand down, hand on, will; advance, lend, loan; furnish, supply; recommit, redeliver, regive, retransfer, retransmitNear Antonyms detain, hold back, reserve, withhold; own, possess; accept, receive, take in; occupy, take, take overAntonyms hold, keep, retain

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a brief usually trivial fact

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