intrust

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v intrust confer a trust upon "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret","I commit my soul to God"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • intrust To consign or make over as a trust; transfer or commit in trust; confide: followed by to.
    • intrust To invest, as with a trust or responsibility; endue, as with the care or fiduciary possession of something: followed by with.
    • intrust Synonyms Confide, Consign, etc. See commit.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Intrust to give in trust: to commission: to commit to another, trusting his fidelity
    • Intrust . See Entrust.
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Usage

In literature:

When I was intrusted with the family-management, I always found it right, as well in policy as generosity, to repose a trust in them.
"Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
He was intrusted with a large sum of the public money, and has absconded with quite forty thousand pounds.
"Homeward Bound" by James Fenimore Cooper
He is intrusted with all the keys, and can do it if he will.
"Philothea" by Lydia Maria Child
For in that case, he reflected, it would be perfectly safe for him to retain possession of the money with which he had been intrusted.
"Brave and Bold" by Horatio Alger
I intrusted it to him and he took it to the Sultan, who condemned him to death in the city.
"Moorish Literature" by Anonymous
She seemed to intrust herself entirely to me.
"The Czar's Spy" by William Le Queux
Men who had fought against one another at Pharsalus now went hand-in-hand and intrusted their lives to one another.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2" by Various
She was intrusted to Ambroise, who, although the youngest of the boys, was already energetic and determined.
"Fruitfulness Fecondite" by Emile Zola
Those who are intrusted with the care of kingdoms in another hemisphere, must always be trusted with power to defend them.
"The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 6" by Samuel Johnson
This was intrusted to Tribonian and two professors, Theophilus and Dorotheus.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume III" by John Lord
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In poetry:

Yes, 'tis a secret that has brought me to you
A twofold secret. One I only know,
The other only you. Let's interchange,
Intrust yours first to me, then I'll tell mine.
"Nathan The Wise - Act III" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
For not a single corn will rush to birth
Of all that I've intrusted to the earth,
If thou dost not enjoin the blade to spring,
And the young shoot to full perfection bring.
"The Farmer's Prayer" by Rees Prichard

In news:

Cirque du Soleil will present Quidam at Wichita's Intrust Bank Arena during seven early January performances, the venue announced this morning.
Wichita (5-4-1) was unable to find the back of the net on Saturday night, losing to the Rapid City Rush (5-4-0) by the final of 4-0 at INTRUST Bank Arena.
Kid Rock returning to INTRUST Bank Arena.
On Wednesday night, Wichita (8-5-2) did just that with a 5-1 win against the Bloomington Blaze (8-4-1) at INTRUST Bank Arena.
The Thunder's Les Reaney (32)gets congratulated by teammate Erick Lizon (22) after Reaney scored in the 3rd period to male it 4-1 against Bloomington at the Intrust Bank Arena Wednesday.
The Big 12 always selects a neutral site for its tournament, so why not INTRUST Bank Arena.
Published Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012, at 5:52 p.m. Intrust Bank Arena.
Published Sunday, Dec 9, 2012, at 8:10 a.m. Intrust Bank Arena.
Published Thursday, Dec 6, 2012, at 3:03 p.m. Eric Church will perform Saturday at Intrust Bank Arena.
Published Thursday, Nov 8, 2012, at 3:06 p.m. George Turvey is the star of Batman Live, coming to Intrust Bank Arena Tuesday and Wednesday.
Updated Friday, Dec 14, 2012, at 11:25 a.m. Tickets to an Aug 6 concert in Wichita by singer Taylor Swift sold out within minutes of going on sale at 10 am Friday, Intrust Bank Arena officials have said.
Published Thursday, Nov 15, 2012, at 7:32 p.m. Intrust Bank Arena.
Published Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012, at 5:49 p.m. Intrust Bank Arena officials confirmed Wednesday that Taylor Swift will bring her "Red" tour to the venue on Aug 6 and announced that tickets will go on sale at 10 am Friday, Dec 14.
Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry return to Intrust Bank Arena in January.
Wichita Thunder's Erick Lizon and Quad City Mallards' Obi Aduba get into a fight during the third period at Intrust Bank Arena.
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