Definition of entrust verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

entrust

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrʌst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtrʌst//
 
(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they entrust
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrʌst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtrʌst//
 
he / she / it entrusts
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrʌsts//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtrʌsts//
 
past simple entrusted
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrʌstɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtrʌstɪd//
 
past participle entrusted
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrʌstɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtrʌstɪd//
 
-ing form entrusting
BrE BrE//ɪnˈtrʌstɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈtrʌstɪŋ//
 
 
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to make somebody responsible for doing something or taking care of somebody entrust A (to B) He entrusted the task to his nephew. The rebuilding of London’s churches was entrusted to the brilliant young architect, Christopher Wren. entrust B with A He entrusted his nephew with the task.Extra examples His mother entrusted him to doctors at Charing Cross hospital. to entrust somebody to somebody to entrust somebody with something
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