entrust

[en-truhst]
verb (used with object)
1.
to charge or invest with a trust or responsibility; charge with a specified office or duty involving trust: We entrusted him with our lives.
2.
to commit (something) in trust to; confide, as for care, use, or performance: to entrust a secret, money, powers, or work to another.
Also, intrust.


Origin:
1595–1605; en-1 + trust

entrustment, noun
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entrust or intrust (ɪnˈtrʌst)
 
vb
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
 
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
 
intrust or intrust
 
vb
 
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'trustment or intrust
 
n
 
in'trustment or intrust
 
n

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entrust
c.1600, from en- "make, put in" + trust (v.).
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Example sentences
To entrust someone with buying or selling that home should not be a leap of
  faith.
Essentially, they have to do it, because otherwise no one will entrust valuable
  bits to their cable system.
He has done little to dispel the impression that he will be content to entrust
  the entire subject to a team of senior advisers.
It is dangerous to entrust your company, your personal information or indeed
  your life to a system that is full of security holes.
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