en·trust also in·trust vt1: to deliver something to (a person) under a charge or duty2: to give (something) over to the care of another; specif: to deliver to a merchant who may transfer ownership to a buyer in the ordinary course of businessen·trust·ment n
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
appoint, assign, assign the care of, authorize, charge with a duty, charge with a trust, commit, committere, concredere, consign, delegate, depute, deputize, devolve, elect, empower, give a mandate, give a responsibility to, invest empower, license, make someone guardian of, mandare, place in the protection of, put in charge, trust, turn over for safekeeping
associated concepts: entrust goods, entrust personal property
- Securius expediuntur negotia commissa pluribus, et plus vident oculi quam oculus. — Matters which are entrusted to several persons are executed more surely, because eyes see more than an eyeII index appoint, assign (designate), assign (transfer ownership), authorize, charge (empower), confide (trust), consign, delegate, deliver, deposit (submit to a bank), descend, detail (assign), empower, endue, give (grant), instate, invest (vest), leave (give), lend, let (permit), refer (send for action), relegate, rely, remand, vest
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006