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[en-truhst] /ɛnˈtrʌst/

verb (used with object)
to charge or invest with a or responsibility; charge with a specified office or duty involving :
We entrusted him with our lives.
to commit (something) in to; confide, as for care, use, or performance:
to entrust a secret, money, powers, or work to another.
verb (transitive)
(usually foll by with) to invest or charge (with a duty, responsibility, etc)
(often foll by to) to put into the care or protection of someone

c.1600, from en- (1) “make, put in” + trust (v.). Related: Entrusted; entrusting.


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