Definition of intrust:
hope, practice, commit, rely, entrust, give, dedicate, perpetrate, swear, bank, confide, institutionalize, place, institutionalise, charge, pull, desire, send, leave, devote, invest, trust, consecrate, believe, put.
You recoil before you intrust your happiness to a man who, if he wreck that, can offer you nothing in return: no rank- no station- nothing to heal a bruised heart, or cover its wound, at least, in the rich disguises of power and wealth.- "Godolphin, Volume 2.", Edward Bulwer-Lytton.
On the whole, as I must confess, I sighed rather comfortably at the fifth street lamp; for, if my chief must intrust to me adventures of a dark night- adventures leading to closed carriages and strange companions- I had far liefer it should be some such woman as this.- "54-40 or Fight", Emerson Hough.
- "Can You Forgive Her?", Anthony Trollope.