Definition of Entrust

1. Verb. Confer a trust upon. "They entrust him to write the letter"; "I commit my soul to God"

Exact synonyms: Commit, Confide, Intrust, Trust
Specialized synonyms: Commend, Charge, Consign, Recommit, Obligate
Generic synonyms: Give, Hand, Pass, Pass On, Reach, Turn Over
Derivative terms: Committee, Confidence, Trust, Trust, Trustee, Trustee



2. Verb. Put into the care or protection of someone. "They entrust them the money"; "Leave your child the nurse's care"
Exact synonyms: Leave
Generic synonyms: Give, Hand, Pass, Pass On, Reach, Turn Over

Definition of Entrust

1. v. t. See Intrust.

Definition of Entrust

1. Verb. To trust to the care of. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Entrust

1. to give over for safekeeping [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Entrust

entrochites
entroduction
entrold
entropic
entropic doom
entropically
entropies
entropion
entropionise
entropions
entropium
entropy
entropy trapping
entropyless
entropylike
entrust (current term)
entrusted
entrusting
entrustment
entrustments
entrusts
entry
entry-level
entry points for the eye
entry word
entry wound
entry zone
entryism
entryisms

Literary usage of Entrust

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1. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1909)
"... and to them alone, that you will entrust the State ?“ III. Thereupon Adeimantus interposed and said: “Indeed, Socrates, no one can gainsay all these ..."

2. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"1. deliver, consign, intrust or entrust, trust, confide, commend, recommend, refer (rare); spec, resign, transfer, recommit, leave. Antonyms: see WITHDRAW. ..."

3. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington, Jared Sparks (1835)
"I have reasons for giving you this caution, but cannot entrust them to paper. I am, &,c. ... entrust ..."

4. A concise Anglo-Saxon dictionary for the use of students by John R. Clark Hall (1916)
"... MkL,LkL : entrust ... (ea) to commend, entrust, commit, miserly, CP. LkL. testing f. keeping in trust, ..."

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