1 : to deliver something to (a person) under a charge or duty
2 : to give (something) over to the care of another
: to deliver to a merchant who may transfer ownership to a buyer in the ordinary course of business used esp. in the Uniform Commercial Code; see also negligent entrustment compare bail , consign
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.