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[in-truhst] /ɪnˈtrʌst/
verb (used with object)
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  • He followed, and said, "The clothes shall be given, with any message you may think fit to intrust to me."

    A Terrible Temptation Charles Reade
  • They must be very important; that's why I am afraid to intrust them to my maid.

    Quin Alice Hegan Rice
  • I felt, also, that many of my inventions still demanded many improvements before I could intrust them to the hands of any artists.

    The Invention of Lithography Alois Senefelder
  • And who are you, sir, that the Admiral should think fit to intrust so important a message to you?

  • Possibly the handwriting may serve you as a guide in the mission I intrust to you.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • To you alone of my acquaintance would I intrust a powder like that.

    The Four Million

    O. Henry
  • He was wont to say that he would not drinke high or freely with any man with whom he would not intrust his life.

  • To confide in one is to have faith in him; to intrust secrets with him.

    Orthography Elmer W. Cavins
  • But the barons surely were not so passive as to intrust a power, entirely arbitrary and despotic, into the hands of the sovereign.

  • You have a perfect right to intrust him with your secret, and you are quite sure of his honour.

    Mauprat George Sand
British Dictionary definitions for intrust


a less common spelling of entrust
Derived Forms
intrustment, noun
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