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Synonyms for entrust
ɛnˈtrʌst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit(verb)

    confer a trust upon

    "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"

    Synonyms:
    institutionalize, put, charge, dedicate, intrust, trust, devote, practice, invest, confide, pull, institutionalise, consecrate, give, hope, desire, swear, perpetrate, commit, leave, bank, rely, place, send, believe

  2. entrust, leave(verb)

    put into the care or protection of someone

    "He left the decision to his deputy"; "leave your child the nurse's care"

    Synonyms:
    lead, go forth, leave alone, exit, bequeath, leave behind, go away, trust, will, get out, result, confide, go out, forget, give, intrust, pass on, depart, pull up stakes, provide, leave, allow, commit, impart, allow for

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. entrust

    Commit, in the sense here considered, is to give in charge, put into care or keeping; to confide or entrust is to commit especially to one's fidelity, confide being used chiefly of mental or spiritual, entrust also of material things; we assign a duty, confide a secret, entrust a treasure; we commit thoughts to writing; commit a paper to the flames, a body to the earth; a prisoner is committed to jail. Consign is a formal word in mercantile use; as, to consign goods to an agent. Religiously, we consign the body to the grave, commit the soul to God. Compare DO.

    Synonyms:
    assign, commit, confide, consign, relegate, trust

    Preposition:
    Commit to a friend for safe-keeping; in law, commit to prison; for trial; without bail; in default of bail; on suspicion.

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "entrust":

    rely, assign, instruct, confide

How to pronounce entrust?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say entrust in sign language?

  1. entrust

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How to use entrust in a sentence?

  1. Manuela Carmena:

    We can't entrust everything to laws, we must set a good example.

  2. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies, and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.

  3. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey:

    Parents who pay and entrust the Wheeling-Charleston diocese and its schools to educate and care for their children deserve full transparency, our investigation reveals a serious need for the diocese to enact policy changes that will better protect children, just as this lawsuit demonstrates our resolve to pursue every avenue to effectuate change as no one is above the law.

  4. John F. Kennedy:

    We are not afraid to entrust the American people with unpleasant facts, foreign ideas, alien philosophies and competitive values. For a nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people.

  5. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    Modern cynics and skeptics ... see no harm in paying those to whom they entrust the minds of their children a smaller wage than is paid to those to whom they entrust the care of their plumbing.

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