entrust

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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 ?
This appalling declaration, which the scout uttered with the cool assurance of a man who fully comprehended, while he did not fear to face the danger, served to remind Heyward of the importance of the charge with which he himself had been intrusted.
Kearney that they intrusted this delicate matter to your hands.
But now the idea came strongly into Hester's mind, that Pearl, with her remarkable precocity and acuteness, might already have approached the age when she could have been made a friend, and intrusted with as much of her mother's sorrows as could be imparted, without irreverence either to the parent or the child.
Besides, those children are under my charge when they are riding; I tell you they are intrusted to me.
He looked more like his father every hour, Elzbieta would say, and said it many times a day, because she saw that it pleased Jurgis; the poor little terror-stricken woman was planning all day and all night to soothe the prisoned giant who was intrusted to her care.
Clare at first employed him occasionally; but, struck with his soundness of mind and good business capacity, he confided in him more and more, till gradually all the marketing and providing for the family were intrusted to him.
Let the reader add, to complete the picture, refined features; a complexion, if pale, clear; and a stately air and carriage, and he will have, at least, as clearly as words can give it, a correct idea of the exterior of Miss Temple--Maria Temple, as I afterwards saw the name written in a prayer-book intrusted to me to carry to church.
Clare intrusted to his son the duty which he had personally performed on the previous day through reluctance to meet Miss Garth again after what he had said to her?
The necessity of choosing their chief from the Saxon blood-royal was not only evident in itself, but had been made a solemn condition by those whom Cedric had intrusted with his secret plans and hopes.
This simple proposition will teach us how little reason there is to expect, that the persons intrusted with the administration of the affairs of the particular members of a confederacy will at all times be ready, with perfect good-humor, and an unbiased regard to the public weal, to execute the resolutions or decrees of the general authority.
The genius of republican liberty seems to demand on one side, not only that all power should be derived from the people, but that those intrusted with it should be kept in independence on the people, by a short duration of their appointments; and that even during this short period the trust should be placed not in a few, but a number of hands.
la Comtesse, a message intrusted to me by an entire stranger; but this commission is a sort of sacred trust, a secret of which I have no power to dispose.