How to use Entrust in a sentence
Could she entrust him with her heart?
There were only two men in the world he'd entrust with his life.
A common way of doing business was for a merchant to entrust goods or money to a travelling agent, who sought a market for his goods.
I entrust it, therefore, to the ministers.
The practical effect of the Instrument was to entrust the government of the three countries to the parliament for five months out of every three years, and to the protector and the council for the remainder of the time.Advertisement
On the 16th of April 1814 Eugene, on hearing of Napoleons overthrow at Paris, signed an armistice at Mantua by which he was enabled to send away the French troops beyond the Alps and entrust himself to the consideration of the allies.
He recognized that the system under which Ireland had been governed in the past had failed to win the allegiance of her people; and he decided that it was wise and safe to entrust her with a large measure of self-government.
It was also refreshing to entrust a counter tenor with the alto part.
Vasili Dmitrich, entrust me with some commission!
Their authority over their own officers was so precarious that they preferred to entrust the command to Turkish slaves.Advertisement
The diet resolved to entrust the election to twenty-four of their members, chosen in equal number from the three estates.
It was decided to entrust the management of state affairs to a committee of twelve members chosen in equal number from the three estates.
The river Lapps, many of whom, however, are descendants of Finns proper, breed cattle, attempt a little tillage and entrust their reindeer to the care of mountain Lapps.
Indeed many professional users will only entrust their valuable recordings to HHB media.
Some communities have strict codes when it comes to fireplaces and outdoor air quality, so it can be much easier for you to entrust the job to a professional.Advertisement
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She corresponded with Garrick, Dr Blair and Principal Robertson; and when in Edinburgh, where she was very well received, she arranged to entrust the education of her son to Principal Robertson.
According to later legend (Vd., 2, I), Ormazd at first wished to entrust this task to Yima (Jemshid), the ideal of an Iranian king.
In the middle of 1708 Newton's consent was obtained, but it was not till the spring of 1709 that he was prevailed upon to entrust the superintendence of it to a young mathematician of great promise, Roger Cotes, fellow of Trinity College, who had been recently appointed the first Plumian professor of astronomy and experimental philosophy.
The kings ministers had refused to take her counsels or to entrust Capt crc her with another army, but she went forth with a small and force of volunteers to relieve the important fortress of Compigne.Advertisement
But if these disbelieve therein, then indeed We shall entrust it to a people who will not be disbelieve therein, then indeed We shall entrust it to a people who will not be disbelievers therein.
It allows investors to have a say in the running of the mighty companies to whom they entrust their relatively tiny savings or pensions.
Since you don't want to entrust your wedding dress to a fly-by-night wedding retailer, do check out the shop with the Better Business Bureau.
It was occasioned by the discharge of the Macedonian veterans, and only the personal magnetism of Alexander and his threat to entrust himself altogether to the Orientals availed to quell it.
After a period of wavering Mr Kossuth had consented to shelve for the time the question of the separate bank, and on the strength of this Dr Wekerle advised the crown to entrust to him the formation of a government.Advertisement
He accordingly ravaged their country in 791 at the head of an army containing Saxon, Frisian, Bavarian and Alamannian warriors, which penetrated as far as the Raab; and he spent the following year in Bavaria preparing for a second campaign against them, the conduct of which, however, he was compelled by further trouble in Saxony to entrust to his son king Pippin, and to Eric, margrave of Friuli.
Instructed in the Greek language by his mother, he prevailed upon the king to entrust him with an embassy to Athens about 589 B.C. He became acquainted with Solon, from whom he rapidly acquired a knowledge of the wisdom and learning of Greece, and by whose influence he was introduced to the principal persons in Athens.
To check the Bretons and the Normans, who were attacking from the Atlantic and the Mediterranean, Charles the Bald found himself obliged to entrust the defence of the country to Robert the Strong, ancestor of the house of Capet and duke of the lands between Loire and Seine.
I entrust this duty to none other than my brother, whose sons will forever guide the Warlords of Tiyan.
Thirdly, he had a son whom it would be a pity to entrust to a chit of a girl.
Plutarch (Pericles, II) suggests that Pericles by this means rid the city of the idle and mischievous loafers; but it would appear that the cleruchs were selected by lot, and in any case a wise policy would not deliberately entrust important military duties to recognized wastrels.