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ENTRUST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does entrust mean? 

ENTRUST (verb)
  The verb ENTRUST has 2 senses:

1. confer a trust upon
2. put into the care or protection of someone

  Familiarity information: ENTRUST used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENTRUST (verb)


Sense 1entrust [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Confer a trust upon

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

entrust; intrust; confide; commit; trust

Context examples:

The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret / I commit my soul to God

Hypernyms (to "entrust" is one way to...):

give; hand; pass; pass on; reach; turn over (place into the hands or custody of)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "entrust"):

commend (give to in charge)

charge; consign (give over to another for care or safekeeping)

recommit (commit again)

obligate (commit in order to fulfill an obligation)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something to somebody

Sentence example:

They entrust him to write the letter


Sense 2entrust [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Put into the care or protection of someone

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

entrust; leave

Context examples:

He left the decision to his deputy / leave your child the nurse's care

Hypernyms (to "entrust" is one way to...):

give; hand; pass; pass on; reach; turn over (place into the hands or custody of)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something to somebody

Sentence examples:

They entrust the money to them
They entrust them the money


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