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Meaning of FIDUCIARY

Pronunciation:  fi'dooshee`eree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary; "it is illegal for a fiduciary to misappropriate money for personal gain"
  2. [adj]  relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another); "a fiduciary contract"; "in a fiduciary capacity"; "fiducial power"

FIDUCIARY is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: fiducial
 See Also: administrator, conservator, executor, human, individual, legal guardian, liquidator, mortal, person, receiver, somebody, someone, soul, steward, trustee



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fi*du"ci*a*ry\, n.
1. One who holds a thing in trust for another; a trustee.

         Instrumental to the conveying God's blessing upon
         those whose fiduciaries they are.     --Jer. Taylor.

2. (Theol.) One who depends for salvation on faith, without
   works; an Antinomian. --Hammond.

Legal Dictionary
 Definition: A person or institution who manages money or property for another and who must exercise a standard care imposed by law, i.e., personal representative or executor of an estate, a trustee, etc.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: believable, colorable, conceivable, convictional, credible, depositary, depository, fiducial, held in pledge, held in trust, in escrow, in trust, pistic, plausible, reliable, tenable, trustee, trustworthy, trusty, unexceptionable, unimpeachable, unquestionable, worthy of faith