entrust

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. commission, charge, delegate; confide, trust, consign, commit; charge; show faith or reliance in.
II
(Roget's IV) v.
Syn. deposit with, trust to, leave with, consign; see commit 2 , trust 3 .
See Synonym Study at commit .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
commit, confide, turn over, consign, charge, vest, assign, delegate, invest, hand over, authorize.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) also intrust verb 1. To put in the charge of another for care, use, or performance: commend, commit, confide, consign, give (over), hand over, relegate, trust, turn over. Idiom: give in trust (or charge). See GIVE. 2. To place a trust upon: charge, trust. See TRUST.

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  • Entrust — En*trust , v. t. See {Intrust}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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