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entrust (someone or something) to (something)

To leave someone or something in someone's care. I refuse to entrust my precious baby to a 16-year-old who's just going to spend the night watching TV and checking her phone!
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entrust (someone) with (someone or something)

To rely on one to care for someone or something. I refuse to entrust a 16-year-old girl with my precious baby because you just know she's going to spend the whole night watching TV and checking her phone! I can't believe that grandpa entrusted you with his car—that thing is his pride and joy.
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entrust someone or something to someone

to place someone or something into the protection of someone. Can I entrust Johnny to you while I shop? I entrusted my share of the money to Fred until I returned to town.
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entrust someone with someone or something

to trust someone to provide protection and care for someone or something. Can I entrust you with Johnny while I go in and vote? I entrusted Fred with my share of the money until I returned. I would not even entrust myself with the care of this priceless vase!
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References in classic literature ?
Commend me to them when you return, and say that I wished I were fortunate enough to convey, myself, the salute which I entrust you to deliver.
It is not what it used to be; but some of our old friends (principally the writers of this letter) have the kindness not to forget us, and we retain the power of doing what they entrust to us as efficiently as we ever did.
7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today's presentation by Entrust, Inc.
NASDAQ:ENTU), a world leader in securing digital identities and information, today announced that Secure Convergence Journal has named the Entrust IdentityGuard solution August's 'Product of the Month'.
DALLAS, May 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David Rockvam, chief communications officer of Entrust, Inc.
DALLAS -- Entrust Congratulates Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) and Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) on Federal-State Interoperability Award
ClipDrive Bio(TM), Outbacker(TM) and Stealth(TM), managed by ACCESS(TM), now integrate with select Entrust security products
a world leader in securing digital identities and information, today announced that two Entrust executives will be speaking at the 2006 RSA Security Conference between February 13 - 17 at McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California.
Just like businesses use modern technologies for greater productivity and return on investment, so do today's criminals," said Bill Conner, Chairman, President and CEO of Entrust.
In its recent study, Artificial Intelligence, Frost & Sullivan honored Entrust Inc.
Chrysalis-ITS, the leading provider of hardware security modules, servers and appliances, announces that its Luna SA, and Luna CA3 products are the first hardware security modules (HSM) to achieve Entrust Ready(TM) status for compatibility and interoperability with Entrust Authority(TM) Security Manager 7.
a world leader in Identity and Access Management solutions, announced today availability of the strong security of the Entrust TruePass(TM) system for IBM WebSphere*.
As the focus of the Company is Entrust Mortgage, the "inside" directors should be composed of those directly responsible for mortgage operations.
Entrust Secure Identity Management Solution Makes it Easy to Add Security to Web and Web Services Applications