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Synonyms for confide
kənˈfaɪd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confide(verb)

    reveal in private; tell confidentially

    Synonyms:
    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"

    Synonyms:
    institutionalize, put, charge, dedicate, intrust, trust, devote, practice, invest, 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.

    Synonyms:
    assign, commit, consign, entrust, relegate, trust

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. confide

    Synonyms:
    trust, lean, hope, believe, depend, rely

    Antonyms:
    doubt, distrust, disbelieve

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. confide(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    trust, intrust, commit, consign, give in trust

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    entrust

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How to use confide in a sentence?

  1. Bruno Grollemund:

    This is particularly important for midwives and pediatric nurses who are the medical staff in whom parents confide most readily, if full use is made of these teams and careful attention is paid to the child as a unique being, the parents will feel less isolated, and will be in a better position to reach the decisions that will affect their future.

  2. Michelangelo:

    The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one's self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.

  3. Popstar Demi Lovato:

    I have a younger, young adult fan base, and so yes, it will reach a lot of younger people, but I’ve also had some of my fans’ parents tell me and confide in me, or even people who don’t have young kids, they’ve told me that my book has helped them, or speaking out has really helped them as well.

  4. Albert Camus:

    We rarely confide in those who are better than we are.

  5. Rudyard Kipling:

    For undemocratic reasons and for motives not of State, they arrive at their conclusions -- largely inarticulate. Being void of self-expression they confide their views to none; but sometimes in a smoking room, one learns why things were done.


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