entrust entrust  /ɛn ˈtrəst/

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Whole Foods and the Container Store pay better than most retailers, offer good benefits and entrust workers at all levels with sensitive financial data.
  2. But nobody can expect the state to entrust these functions to persons who by their behavior have shown themselves as sworn enemies of the state.
  3. These are the folks to whom you entrust the anointing of the famous: slimes.

News

  • First Cup: Thursday

    Mike Vaccaro of the New York Post: Son of a gun. They really did it. The Nets are really going to introduce Jason Kidd this afternoon at 2 p.m. at Barclays Center. They really are going to reach back to the most glorious moments of their NBA history, to the greatest Net who ever dribbled a brown NBA ball in their uniform, and they are going to entrust him with their future. … Can he do it? That ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: ESPN Blogs

Quotes

  1. Dominic Grieve, the shadow Home Secretary, said: "The public will be alarmed that the Government is happy to entrust their £20bn ID card project to the firm involved in this fiasco, at a cost of millions of pounds to the UK taxpayer. This will...
    on Aug 22, 2008 By: Dominic Grieve Source: Independent

  2. "Trig is beautiful and already adored by us," the Palin family said in a statement. "We knew through early testing he would face special challenges, and we feel privileged that God would entrust us with this gift and allow us unspeakable joy...
    on Apr 18, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "So you decide which makes more sense: Entrust our country to someone who is ready on day one ...... or to put America in the hands of someone with little national or international experience, who started running for president the day he arrived in...
    on Dec 3, 2007 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: International Herald Tribune

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