entrust (someone or something) to (someone or something)

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entrust (someone or something) to (someone or something)

To leave someone or something in the care of someone or something. 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! If you entrust your money to a reputable bank, you expect a certain amount of security.
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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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Robertson's concluding suggestion is, "Perhaps it's time to take RCIA out of the hands of the `professional catechists' and entrust it to those faithful who have read - and adhere to - the Catechism.