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 ?
You have not hesitated to entrust your heads to a man, whom no one could employ to make even the shoes for their feet."
He was entrusted to me by my brother on his dying bed, and I have indulged him to his hurt, instead of training him up severely, and making a man of him, I have violated my trust, and I must not add the sin of desertion to that.
If the Mediterranean, the venerable (and sometimes atrociously ill- tempered) nurse of all navigators, was to rock my youth, the providing of the cradle necessary for that operation was entrusted by Fate to the most casual assemblage of irresponsible young men(all, however, older than myself) that, as if drunk with Provencal sunshine, frittered life away in joyous levity on the model of Balzac's "Histoire des Treize" qualified by a dash of romance DE CAPE ET D'EPEE.
The Judge left the Court, looking deeply disgusted: But the Snark, though a little aghast, As the lawyer to whom the defense was entrusted, Went bellowing on to the last.
"I must tell you," said she, "that to-day is my birthday; and in honor of it, a pair of walking-shoes or galoshes has been entrusted to me, which I am to carry to mankind.
This I faithfully promise, that, notwithstanding any affection which we may be supposed to have for this rogue, whom we have unfortunately made our heroe, we will lend him none of that supernatural assistance with which we are entrusted, upon condition that we use it only on very important occasions.
Your Minister may perhaps be good as a Minister, but as a general he is not merely bad but execrable, yet to him is entrusted the fate of our whole country....
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