trustee (plural trustees)

  1. A person to whom property is legally committed in trust, to be applied either for the benefit of specified individuals, or for public uses; one who is intrusted with property for the benefit of another.
  2. A person in whose hands the effects of another are attached in a trustee process.
  • French: mandataire social, fiduciaire
  • German: Treuhänder, Treuhänderin
  • Russian: попечи́тель
  • Spanish: fiduciario, fiduciaria

trustee (trustees, present participle trusteeing; past and past participle trusteed)

  1. (transitive) To commit (property) to the care of a trustee.
    to trustee an estate
  2. (transitive) To attach (a debtor's wages, credits, or property in the hands of a third person) in the interest of the creditor.

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