Entrust
Entrust \En*trust"\, v. t. See {Intrust}. [1913 Webster]

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  • entrust — en‧trust [ɪnˈtrʌst] or intrust verb [transitive] to make someone responsible for doing something or dealing with something: entrust somebody with something • The presidentially appointed panel is entrusted with keeping the stock markets fair and… …   Financial and business terms

  • entrust — en·trust also in·trust vt 1: to deliver something to (a person) under a charge or duty 2: to give (something) over to the care of another; specif: to deliver to a merchant who may transfer ownership to a buyer in the ordinary course of business… …   Law dictionary

  • entrust — ► VERB 1) (entrust with) assign a responsibility to. 2) (entrust to) put (something) into someone s care …   English terms dictionary

  • entrust — [en trust′, intrust′] vt. 1. to charge or invest with a trust or duty [entrust a lawyer with records] 2. to assign the care of; turn over for safekeeping [entrust the key to me] SYN. COMMIT entrustment n …   English World dictionary

  • entrust — c.1600, from EN (Cf. en ) (1) make, put in + TRUST (Cf. trust). Related: Entrusted; entrusting …   Etymology dictionary

  • entrust — confide, *commit, consign, relegate Analogous words: *allot, assign, allocate: *rely, trust, depend, count, bank, reckon Contrasted words: suspect, doubt (see corresponding nouns at UNCERTAINTY): mistrust, *distrust …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • entrust — [v] give custody, authority to allocate, allot, assign, authorize, bank, bend an ear*, charge, commend, commit, confer, confide, consign, count, delegate, deliver, depend, deposit with, hand over, impose, invest, leave with, reckon, relegate,… …   New thesaurus

  • Entrust — Infobox Company name = Entrust, Inc. type = Public (NASDAQ|ENTU) foundation = 1994 location city = Addison, TX location country = United States location = locations = 15 key people = F. William (Bill) Conner Chairman, President and CEO area… …   Wikipedia

  • entrust — [[t]ɪntrʌ̱st[/t]] entrusts, entrusting, entrusted VERB If you entrust something important to someone or entrust them with it, you make them responsible for looking after it or dealing with it. [V n to n] If parents wanted to entrust their prized… …   English dictionary

  • entrust — /ɛnˈtrʌst / (say en trust), /ən / (say uhn ) verb (t) 1. to invest with a trust or responsibility; charge with a specified office or duty involving trust. 2. to commit as if with trust or confidence: to entrust one s life to a frayed rope.… …   Australian English dictionary

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