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entrust

en·trust

entrust

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn truhst
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part of speech: verb
inflections: entrusted, entrusting, entrusts
definition 1: to hand over to for the care or protection of.
We entrusted the pets to our neighbors while we were on vacation.
synonyms:
delegate, trust
similar words:
assign, charge, check, commit, confide, hand over
definition 2: to hand over something or give some task to as a responsibility.
I entrusted him with the key to the office safe.
synonyms:
charge
similar words:
delegate, trust
derivation: entrustment (n.)
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