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Synonyms for entrust
ɛnˈtrʌsten·trust

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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.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commitverb

    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, leaveverb

    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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "entrust":

    rely, assign, instruct, confide

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How to use entrust in a sentence?

  1. Shinzo Abe:

    What is needed now is political stability, we cannot lose now. We cannot entrust Japan to the Democratic Party and the Japanese Communist Party (JCP).

  2. Sally Bedell Smith:

    He'll be interested, but he'll entrust others to run it.

  3. Manuela Carmena:

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

  4. Deputy Defence Minister Anatoly Antonov:

    Turkey is the main consumer of the oil stolen from its rightful owners, Syria and Iraq. According to information we've received, the senior political leadership of the country - President Erdogan and his family - are involved in this criminal business, maybe I'm being too blunt, but one can only entrust control over this thieving business to one's closest associates.

  5. Norbert Roettgen:

    It must be clear: we can't entrust the German 5G network to the Chinese state, the Communist leadership.


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