place (someone or something) in the charge of (someone)

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place (someone or something) in the charge of (someone)

To have someone else supervise or attend to someone or something else. If I go back to work, I'll have to place the younger kids in the charge of my oldest daughter. I've placed the Jefferson accounts in the charge of Dave while I'm out on leave.
See also: charge, of, place