- The act of transferring responsibility or an item to someone, with the understanding that they have a duty or obligation related to it
- The process of bestowing something to another person for safekeeping or care
- The director chose to entrust the important documents to his deputy.
- Before leaving on her trip, she decided to entrust the care of her house to her neighbor.
- In his will, he decided to entrust his entire art collection to the local museum.