Definition of


  1. (noun, person) a person who holds assets in trust for a beneficiary
  2. (adj, pert) relating to or of the nature of a legal trust (i.e. the holding of something in trust for another)
    in a fiduciary capacity
    fiducial power

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Synonyms of Fiduciary


Alternate forms of Fiduciary

Derivations: fiduciary

Hyponyms: administrator, conservator, executor, legal guardian, liquidator, receiver, steward, trustee

Hypernyms: individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Origin of the word Fiduciary

  1. 1640, from L. fiduciarius "(holding) in trust," from fidere "to trust" (see faith). In Roman law, fiducia was "a right transferred in trust;" paper currency sense (1878) is because its value depends on the trust of the public. more

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Words that sound like Fiduciary

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