What is another word for entrusted?

Pronunciation: [ɛntɹˈʌstɪd] (IPA)

Entrusted is a verb that means to give someone a responsibility or duty. Some synonyms for the word include assigned, delegated, confided, commissioned, appointed, or bestowed. These words all suggest a sense of trust and responsibility given to someone else, either by choice or necessity. For example, a manager might entrust their employee with a project, or a person might entrust their secrets to a close friend. Other synonyms for entrusted may include authorized, designated, or recommended, depending on the context. Regardless of the specific word choice, entrusted always implies that someone has been deemed trustworthy and capable enough to handle an important task or duty.

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Usage examples for Entrusted

The duc de Broglie had considered it good form to resign after the vote of November 20, but Mac-Mahon immediately entrusted to him the selection of a second Cabinet.
"A History of the Third French Republic"
C. H. C. Wright
Miss Nell, whose father entrusted her to my care on this journey, is little.
"In Desert and Wilderness"
Henryk Sienkiewicz
The secrets of the future were all entrusted to their consideration.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Entrusted

  • Work while you have the light. You are responsible for the talent that has been entrusted to you.
    Henri Frederic Amiel
  • Confidante: One entrusted by A with the secrets of B confided to herself by C.
    Ambrose Bierce
  • When one is required to preside over the Church, and be entrusted with the care of so many souls, the whole female sex must retire before the magnitude of the task, and the majority of men also.
    John Chrysostom
  • Is it absurd to imagine that our social behavior, from amoeba to man, is also planned and dictated, from stored information, by the cells? And that the time has come for men to be entrusted with the task, through heroic efforts, of bringing life to other worlds?
    Albert Claude
  • Treaties of peace, made after war, are entrusted to individuals to negotiate and carry out.
    Richard Cobden

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