ENTRUST's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of entrust
Definition:
v. give over something to another for care, protection, or performance; give as a trust to someone;
Example:
He still has the aura of the priest to whom you would entrust your darkest secrets.
Sentence in Classic:
Nevertheless, in the later days of the republic the Romans were wont to entrust this power to a consul instead of to a dictator, using the formula, Videat CONSUL ne quid respublica detrimenti capiat.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
Yeobright stood and considered what would be the best course to adopt with regard to the guineas, which she had not liked to entrust to Wildeve.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
ON the morning which followed his interview with the Mormon Prophet, John Ferrier went in to Salt Lake City, and having found his acquaintance, who was bound for the Nevada Mountains, he entrusted him with his message to Jefferson Hope.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He was continually traveling through the three provinces entrusted to him, was pedantic in the fulfillment of his duties, severe to cruel with his subordinates, and went into everything down to the minutest details himself.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Your Minister may perhaps be good as a Minister, but as a general he is not merely bad but execrable, yet to him is entrusted the fate of our whole country.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
These sounds made his spirits rise, but at the same time he was afraid that he would be blamed for not having executed sooner the important order entrusted to him.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Of Sophy telling us that when she saw Traddles (whom I had entrusted with the licence) asked for it, she almost fainted, having been convinced that he would contrive to lose it, or to have his pocket picked.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Among commissions entrusted to him was that of placing in the hands of the Public Trustee several hundred peasants who belonged to a ruined estate.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
And because in every republic we find the two parties of nobles and commons, the question arises, to which of these two this guardianship can most safely be entrusted.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context