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en·trust

(ĕn-trŭst′) also in·trust (ĭn-)
tr.v. en·trust·ed, en·trust·ing, en·trusts also in·trust·ed or in·trust·ing or in·trusts
1. To give over (something) to another for care, protection, or performance: "He still has the aura of the priest to whom you would entrust your darkest secrets" (James Carroll).
2. To give as a trust to (someone): entrusted his aides with the task.

entrust

(ɪnˈtrʌst) or

intrust

vb (tr)
1. (usually foll by with) to invest or charge (with a duty, responsibility, etc)
2. (often foll by to) to put into the care or protection of someone
enˈtrustment, inˈtrustment n
Usage: It is usually considered incorrect to talk about entrusting someone to do something: the army cannot be trusted (not entrusted) to carry out orders

en•trust

(ɛnˈtrʌst)

v.t.
1. to give a trust or responsibility to (fol. by with).
2. to place in trust for protection, care, or handling (fol. by to).
[1595–1605]
en•trust′ment, n.

entrust


Past participle: entrusted
Gerund: entrusting

Imperative
entrust
entrust
Present
I entrust
you entrust
he/she/it entrusts
we entrust
you entrust
they entrust
Preterite
I entrusted
you entrusted
he/she/it entrusted
we entrusted
you entrusted
they entrusted
Present Continuous
I am entrusting
you are entrusting
he/she/it is entrusting
we are entrusting
you are entrusting
they are entrusting
Present Perfect
I have entrusted
you have entrusted
he/she/it has entrusted
we have entrusted
you have entrusted
they have entrusted
Past Continuous
I was entrusting
you were entrusting
he/she/it was entrusting
we were entrusting
you were entrusting
they were entrusting
Past Perfect
I had entrusted
you had entrusted
he/she/it had entrusted
we had entrusted
you had entrusted
they had entrusted
Future
I will entrust
you will entrust
he/she/it will entrust
we will entrust
you will entrust
they will entrust
Future Perfect
I will have entrusted
you will have entrusted
he/she/it will have entrusted
we will have entrusted
you will have entrusted
they will have entrusted
Future Continuous
I will be entrusting
you will be entrusting
he/she/it will be entrusting
we will be entrusting
you will be entrusting
they will be entrusting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been entrusting
you have been entrusting
he/she/it has been entrusting
we have been entrusting
you have been entrusting
they have been entrusting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been entrusting
you will have been entrusting
he/she/it will have been entrusting
we will have been entrusting
you will have been entrusting
they will have been entrusting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been entrusting
you had been entrusting
he/she/it had been entrusting
we had been entrusting
you had been entrusting
they had been entrusting
Conditional
I would entrust
you would entrust
he/she/it would entrust
we would entrust
you would entrust
they would entrust
Past Conditional
I would have entrusted
you would have entrusted
he/she/it would have entrusted
we would have entrusted
you would have entrusted
they would have entrusted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.entrust - confer a trust uponentrust - confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"
commend - give to in charge; "I commend my children to you"
hand, pass on, turn over, pass, reach, give - place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"
consign, charge - give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage"
recommit - commit again; "It was recommitted into her custody"
obligate - commit in order to fulfill an obligation; "obligate money"
2.entrust - put into the care or protection of someone; "He left the decision to his deputy"; "leave your child the nurse's care"
hand, pass on, turn over, pass, reach, give - place into the hands or custody of; "hand me the spoon, please"; "Turn the files over to me, please"; "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"

entrust

intrust
verb
1. give custody of, trust, deliver, commit, delegate, hand over, turn over, confide, commend, consign her reluctance to entrust her children to the care of someone else
2. assign, charge, trust, invest, authorize They are prepared to entrust him with the leadership of the party.

entrust

also intrust
verb
1. To put in the charge of another for care, use, or performance:
Idiom: give in trust.
2. To place a trust upon:
Translations
يَعْهَدُ إلى، يَفي، يُكَلِّف
betro
trúa fyrir
uzticēt
emanet etmek

entrust

[ɪnˈtrʌst] VT to entrust sth to sb; entrust sb with sthconfiar algo a algn

entrust

[ɪnˈtrʌst] vt
to entrust sth to sb → confier qch à qn
to entrust sb with sth → charger qn de qch

entrust

vtanvertrauen (to sb jdm); to entrust a child to somebody’s careein Kind jds Obhut anvertrauen; to entrust somebody with a taskjdn mit einer Aufgabe betrauen; to entrust somebody with money/a secretjdm Geld/ein Geheimnis anvertrauen

entrust

[ɪnˈtrʌst] vt to entrust sth to sb
to entrust sb with sth → affidare qc a qn

entrust

(inˈtrast) verb
to give into the care of another; to trust (somebody with something). I entrusted this secret to her; I entrusted her with the duty of locking up.
References in classic literature ?
You had better sit down in there, and entrust your message to me.
Your worship is mistaken, senor," said she; "for it is not two years since I set out from it, and though I never had good weather, nevertheless I am here to behold what I so longed for, and that is my lord Don Quixote of La Mancha, whose fame came to my ears as soon as I set foot in Spain and impelled me to go in search of him, to commend myself to his courtesy, and entrust the justice of my cause to the might of his invincible arm.
So Will Scarlet and Will Stutely and Little John were sent to London with this message, which they were first to entrust privately to Maid Marian.
It will not be well for you to permit Tars Tarkas to learn that you hold such degenerate sentiments, as I doubt that he would care to entrust such as you with the grave responsibilities of maternity.
What appeared a solid wall of huge baboons rose from the ground through the branches of the trees to the loftiest terrace to which they dared entrust their weight.
But this, Planchet, is so serious and important that I have not informed my friends that I would entrust this secret to you; and for a captain's commission I would not write it.
When Felicite passed the Calvary again, she felt as if she must entrust that which was dearest to her to the Lord; and for a long while she prayed, with uplifted eyes and a face wet with tears.
To your care I entrust the book, the embroidery frame, and the letter upon which I had begun.
He had, doubtless, by secret means, induced the owner of the horses to entrust them to his keeping and could he, a soldier, one used to trust and responsibility, forget his duty in the moment of need?
Toby's scheme, and it was a desperate one, was to entrust ourselves to these treacherous-looking roots, and by slipping down from one to another to gain the bottom.
I observed to Miss Bordereau that if she would entrust me with her property for twenty-four hours I should be happy to take advice upon it; but she made no answer to this save to slip it in silence into her pocket.
These were the cows that milked hardest of all; for his journey-milkmen being more or less casually hired, he would not entrust this half-dozen to their treatment, lest, from indifference, they should not milk them fully; nor to the maids, lest they should fail in the same way for lack of finger-grip; with the result that in course of time the cows would "go azew"--that is, dry up.