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FIDUCIARY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fiduciary mean? 

FIDUCIARY (noun)
  The noun FIDUCIARY has 1 sense:

1. a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary

  Familiarity information: FIDUCIARY used as a noun is very rare.


FIDUCIARY (adjective)
  The adjective FIDUCIARY has 1 sense:

1. relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another)

  Familiarity information: FIDUCIARY used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FIDUCIARY (noun)


Sense 1fiduciary [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Context example:

it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain

Hypernyms ("fiduciary" is a kind of...):

individual; mortal; person; somebody; someone; soul (a human being)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "fiduciary"):

conservator (someone appointed by a court to assume responsibility for the interests of a minor or incompetent person)

administrator (the party appointed by a probate court to distribute the estate of someone who dies without a will or without naming an executor)

executor (a person appointed by a testator to carry out the terms of the will)

liquidator; receiver ((law) a person (usually appointed by a court of law) who liquidates assets or preserves them for the benefit of affected parties)

steward (someone who manages property or other affairs for someone else)

legal guardian; trustee (a person (or institution) to whom legal title to property is entrusted to use for another's benefit)


FIDUCIARY (adjective)


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Meaning:

Relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another)

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

fiducial; fiduciary

Context examples:

a fiduciary contract / in a fiduciary capacity / fiducial power

Pertainym:

trust (something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary))


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