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Synonyms for confidekənˈfaɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confide(verb)

    reveal in private; tell confidentially

    trust, entrust, commit, intrust

  2. entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit(verb)

    confer a trust upon

    "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"

    institutionalize, put, charge, dedicate, intrust, trust, devote, practice, invest, confide, pull, institutionalise, consecrate, give, hope, desire, swear, entrust, perpetrate, commit, leave, bank, rely, place, send, believe

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confide

    Commit, in the sense here considered, is to give in charge, put into care or keeping; to confide or entrust is to commit especially to one's fidelity, confide being used chiefly of mental or spiritual, entrust also of material things; we assign a duty, confide a secret, entrust a treasure; we commit thoughts to writing; commit a paper to the flames, a body to the earth; a prisoner is committed to jail. Consign is a formal word in mercantile use; as, to consign goods to an agent. Religiously, we consign the body to the grave, commit the soul to God. Compare DO.

    assign, commit, consign, entrust, relegate, trust

    Commit to a friend for safe-keeping; in law, commit to prison; for trial; without bail; in default of bail; on suspicion.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. confide(v. a.)

    trust, intrust, commit, consign, give in trust

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  • вярвам, поверявам, доверявам, доверявам сеBulgarian
  • confiarSpanish
  • toevertrouwen, vertrouwenDutch

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