Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Variant of entrust.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. Alternative form of entrust.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To deliver (something) to another in trust; to deliver to (another) something in trust; to commit or surrender (something) to another with a certain confidence regarding his care, use, or disposal of it.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To consign or make over as a trust; transfer or commit in trust; confide: followed by to.
  • To invest, as with a trust or responsibility; endue, as with the care or fiduciary possession of something: followed by with.
  • Synonyms Confide, Consign, etc. See commit.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. confer a trust upon

Etymologies

From in- +‎ trust. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • For, as he [a husband] is to answer for her [his wife's] misbehavior, the law thought it reasonable to intrust him with this power of restraining her, by domestic chastisement, in the same moderation that a man is allowed to correct his apprentices or children; for whom the master or parent is also liable in some cases to answer. 7

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  • Might as well intrust your 401k to a system of Iraqi Gangstas!

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  • Da oven at myne howse iz tryin tu burn my howse down, so I kannawt leeb an intrust “DUH, men” heer wiffin it.

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  • A sublime work exploring the dynamics of thefragile nature of human existence and the vulnerability inherent intrust.

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  • I like to know more of you so that i will intrust my hope on you about my late husband wishes,i am a widow surfring from cancer of the lungs as i have U$9,milion U.S.D left at the bank by my late husband i will give you the full dital contact; franka_adams@live.fr

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  • The council, court, and other business of the burgh, occupied much of his time, which caused him to intrust the management of his manufactory to a near relation, whose name was D — — —,

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  • Me did Hermes at a critical time, to my sorrow, intrust to thy father's safe keeping for this my lord, who now is here and wishes to reclaim me.

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  • Montrose, conscious of the superiority of his talents, and of having rendered great service to the Covenanters at the beginning of the war, had expected from that party the supereminence of council and command, which they judged it safer to intrust to the more limited faculties, and more extensive power, of his rival Argyle.

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  • In fine, it was as large and full a commission as any with which a prince could intrust a subject.

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  • How is it, then, you would have us intrust our defence to these bands, when we have engaged our valiant Varangians in the proposed conflict with the flower of the western army? —

    Count Robert of Paris

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