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intrust

[in-truhst]
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verb (used with object)
  1. entrust.
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Related Words for intrust

engage, offer, invest, give, send, charge, promise, allocate, hold, authorize, vest, confide, move, dispatch, ordain, commend, ice, convey, relegate, delegate

Examples from the Web for intrust

Historical Examples of intrust

  • Now, then, to whom did you intrust the posting of those letters?

    The Channings

    Mrs. Henry Wood

  • "I am sorry you will not intrust your secret to me," replied Miss Rogers.

    Jolly Sally Pendleton

    Laura Jean Libbey

  • They must be very important; that's why I am afraid to intrust them to my maid.

    Quin

    Alice Hegan Rice

  • And who are you, sir, that the Admiral should think fit to intrust so important a message to you?

  • We are going to intrust you with a very important commission.

    The River of Darkness

    William Murray Graydon


British Dictionary definitions for intrust

intrust

verb
  1. a less common spelling of entrust
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Derived Formsintrustment, noun
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