fiduciary

  • 1 fiduciary — fi·du·cia·ry 1 /fə dü shə rē, dyü , shē ˌer ē/ n pl ries: one often in a position of authority who obligates himself or herself to act on behalf of another (as in managing money or property) and assumes a duty to act in good faith and with care,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 fiduciary — one who is entrusted with duties on behalf of another. The law requires the highest level of good faith, loyalty and diligence of a fiduciary, higher than the common duty of care that we all owe one another. The debtor in possession in a Chapter… …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 3 Fiduciary — Fi*du ci*a*ry (? or ?), a. [L. fiduciarus, fr. fiducia: cf. F. fiduciaire. See {Fiducial}.] 1. Involving confidence or trust; confident; undoubting; faithful; firm; as, in a fiduciary capacity. Fiduciary obedience. Howell. [1913 Webster] 2.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 fiduciary — [fi do͞o′shē er΄ē, fidyo͞o′shē er΄ē; fi do͞o′shē ə rē, fi dyo͞o′shē ə rē, fi do͞o′shəə rē, fi dyo͞o′shə rē] adj. [L fiduciarius < fiducia, trust, thing held in trust < fidere, to trust: see FAITH] 1. designating or of a person who holds… …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Fiduciary — Fi*du ci*a*ry, n. 1. One who holds a thing in trust for another; a trustee. [1913 Webster] Instrumental to the conveying God s blessing upon those whose fiduciaries they are. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] 2. (Theol.) One who depends for salvation… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 fiduciary — (adj.) 1630s, from L. fiduciarius (holding) in trust, from fiducia trust from root of fidere to trust (see FAITH (Cf. faith)). In Roman law, fiducia was a right transferred in trust; paper currency sense (1878) is because its value depends on the …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 Fiduciary — One party, for example a corporate trust company or the trust department of a bank, holds a fiduciary relation or acts in a fiduciary capacity to another, such as one whose funds are entrusted to it for investment. In a fiduciary relation one… …

    Wikipedia

  • 8 fiduciary — /fad(y)uwsh(iy)ary/ The term is derived from the Roman law, and means (as a noun) a person holding the character of a trustee, or a character analogous to that of a trustee, in respect to the trust and confidence involved in it and the scrupulous …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 9 fiduciary — /fad(y)uwsh(iy)ary/ The term is derived from the Roman law, and means (as a noun) a person holding the character of a trustee, or a character analogous to that of a trustee, in respect to the trust and confidence involved in it and the scrupulous …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 10 fiduciary — One who must act for the benefit of another party. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. fiduciary fi‧du‧ci‧a‧ry 1 [fɪˈduːʆiəri ǁ eri] noun fiduciaries PLURALFORM 1. [countable] LAW someone who is responsible for the assets of people,… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 11 fiduciary — fiduciarily, adv. /fi dooh shee er ee, dyooh /, n., pl. fiduciaries, adj. n. 1. Law. a person to whom property or power is entrusted for the benefit of another. adj. 2. Law. of or pertaining to the relation between a fiduciary and his or her… …

    Universalium

  • 12 fiduciary — I. noun (plural ries) Date: 1631 one that holds a fiduciary relation or acts in a fiduciary capacity II. adjective Etymology: Latin fiduciarius, from fiducia confidence, trust, from fidere Date: circa 1641 of, relating to, or involving a… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 Fiduciary — 1. A person legally appointed and authorized to hold assets in trust for another person. The fiduciary manages the assets for the benefit of the other person rather than for his or her own profit. 2. A loan made on trust rather than against some… …

    Investment dictionary

  • 14 fiduciary — /fəˈdjuʃəri/ (say fuh dyoohshuhree) noun (plural fiduciaries) 1. Law a person to whom property is entrusted to hold, control, or manage for another. –adjective 2. Law of or relating to the relation between a fiduciary and his or her principal: a… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 fiduciary — 1. noun a) One who holds a thing in trust for another; a trustee. b) One who depends for salvation on faith, without works; an antinomian. 2. adjective Related to trusts and trustees. A fiduciary contract. A fiduciary duty …

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  • 16 fiduciary — [[t]fɪdu͟ːʃiəri[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Fiduciary is used to talk about things which relate to a trust, or to the people who are in charge of a trust. [LEGAL] They have a case against their directors for breach of fiduciary duty …

    English dictionary

  • 17 fiduciary — I UK [fɪˈdjuːʃɪərɪ] / US [fəˈduʃɪərɪ] adjective legal involving responsibility for looking after money or property that belongs to someone else II UK [fɪˈdjuːʃɪərɪ] / US [fəˈduʃɪərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms fiduciary : singular fiduciary… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 fiduciary — fi•du•ci•ar•y [[t]fɪˈdu ʃiˌɛr i, ˈdyu [/t]] n. pl. ar•ies, adj. 1) law Law. a person to whom property or power is entrusted for the benefit of another 2) law Law. of or pertaining to the relation between a fiduciary and his or her principal 3)… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 fiduciary —    (Latin, fiducia: trust)    An individual or business (e.g., a bank or brokerage) that has the power to act for another in circumstances of trust. Often, a fiduciary is a trustee of a trust, but others filling this role can be attorneys,… …

    Business law dictionary

  • 20 fiduciary — adj. Fiduciary is used with these nouns: ↑duty, ↑responsibility …

    Collocations dictionary