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trustee

a person who is given control of another’s property: He is the trustee of his mother’s estate.
Not to be confused with:
trusty – a prisoner given special privileges: The trusty works on the landscape outside the prison walls.

trus·tee

 (trŭ-stē′)
n.
1. Law The person in a trust relationship who holds title to property for the benefit of another.
2. A member of a board elected or appointed to direct the funds and policy of an institution.
3. A country responsible for supervising a trust territory. See Usage Note at -ee1.
v. trus·teed, trus·tee·ing, trus·tees
v.tr.
To place (property) in the care of a trustee.
v.intr.
To function or serve as a trustee.

trustee

(trʌˈstiː)
n
1. (Law) a person to whom the legal title to property is entrusted to hold or use for another's benefit
2. (Law) a member of a board that manages the affairs and administers the funds of an institution or organization

trust•ee

(trʌˈsti)

n., v. -eed, -ee•ing. n.
1. a person appointed to administer the affairs of a company, institution, etc.
2. a person who holds title to property for the benefit of another.
3. a country that administers a trust territory.
v.i.
4. to serve as a trustee.
v.t.
5. to place in the hands of a trustee.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trustee - a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefittrustee - a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
fiduciary - a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary; "it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"
2.trustee - members of a governing boardtrustee - members of a governing board  
governing board - a board that manages the affairs of an institution
committee member - a member of a committee

trustee

noun administrator, agent, keeper, custodian, executor, fiduciary (Law), depository, executrix, steward Astonishingly, the trustees don't know where the money is either.
Translations
وَكيل، وَصي، قَيِّم
správce
formueforvalterværge
fjárhaldsmaîur
splnomocnenecsprávca majetku
güvenilir kişiyediemin

trustee

[trʌsˈtiː] N (in bankruptcy) → síndico m; (= holder of property for another) → fideicomisario/a m/f, depositario/a m/f, administrador(a) m/f; [of college] → regente/a m/f

trustee

[trʌˈstiː] n
(LAW)fidéicommissaire m
[school] → administrateur/trice m/f

trustee

n
(of estate)Treuhänder(in) m(f), → Vermögensverwalter(in) m(f)
(of institution)Kurator(in) m(f), → Verwalter(in) m(f); trusteesVorstand m; Trustee Savings Bank˜ Sparkasse f

trustee

[trʌsˈtiː]
1. n (Law) → amministratore/trice fiduciario/a; (of school, institution) → amministratore/trice

trust

(trast) verb
1. to have confidence or faith; to believe. She trusted (in) him.
2. to give (something to someone), believing that it will be used well and responsibly. I can't trust him with my car; I can't trust my car to him.
3. to hope or be confident (that). I trust (that) you had / will have a good journey.
noun
1. belief or confidence in the power, reality, truth, goodness etc of a person or thing. The firm has a great deal of trust in your ability; trust in God.
2. charge or care; responsibility. The child was placed in my trust.
3. a task etc given to a person by someone who believes that they will do it, look after it etc well. He holds a position of trust in the firm.
4. arrangement(s) by which something (eg money) is given to a person to use in a particular way, or to keep until a particular time. The money was to be held in trust for his children; (also adjective) a trust fund
5. a group of business firms working together. The companies formed a trust.
ˌtrusˈtee noun
a person who keeps and takes care of something (especially money or property) for some one else.
ˈtrustworthy adjective
(negative untrustworthy) worthy of trust. Is your friend trustworthy?
ˈtrustworthiness noun
ˈtrusty adjective
able to be trusted or depended on. trusty sword; a trusty friend.
ˈtrustily adverb
ˈtrustiness noun
References in classic literature ?
Godfrey Ablewhite was entrusted with the care of a sum of twenty thousand pounds--as one of two Trustees for a young gentleman, who was still a minor in the year eighteen hundred and forty-eight.
The old man told me he had not been in the Brazils for about nine years; but that he could assure me that when he came away my partner was living, but the trustees whom I had joined with him to take cognisance of my part were both dead: that, however, he believed I would have a very good account of the improvement of the plantation; for that, upon the general belief of my being cast away and drowned, my trustees had given in the account of the produce of my part of the plantation to the procurator-fiscal, who had appropriated it, in case I never came to claim it, one-third to the king, and two-thirds to the monastery of St.
Her furniture is still in the house, and I bought most of it--for a mere song you might say, because it was all so old- fashioned that the trustees despaired of selling it.
For a short time after the charter of the regents was received, the trustees of this institution employed a graduate of one of the Eastern colleges to instruct such youth as aspired to knowledge within the walls of the edifice which we have described.
Bedford consented to become one of the trustees of the school, and in that capacity, and as a worker for it, he has been connected with it for eighteen years.
The trustees have hired a new teacher and it's a lady.
He married--an English lady--and I was one of the trustees.
The Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind, at Boston, is superintended by a body of trustees who make an annual report to the corporation.
The federal and State governments are in fact but different agents and trustees of the people, constituted with different powers, and designed for different purposes.
I understand," Brott continued, "that you are one of her oldest friends, and also one of the trustees of her estates.
Veneering launching himself upon this trustee as his oldest friend (which makes seven, Twemlow thought), and confidentially retiring with him into the conservatory, it is understood that Veneering is his co-trustee, and that they are arranging about the fortune.
Prince Andrew had to see the Marshal of the Nobility for the district in connection with the affairs of the Ryazan estate of which he was trustee.