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
All care deeply about the animals entrusted to them, no matter what species.
We would film the mummy as the medical team, entrusted with his meticulous
  preservation, did their monthly examination.
Society has entrusted the nursing profession with the care of body, mind and
  spirit in order to promote human flourishing.
Their parents have entrusted their safety to us as academics.
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