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Synonyms for confide
kənˈfaɪdcon·fide

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  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.

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  1. confide

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

    Antonyms:
    doubt, distrust, disbelieve

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. confideverb

    reveal in private; tell confidentially

    Synonyms:
    trust, entrust, commit, intrust

  2. entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commitverb

    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

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  1. confideverb

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "confide":

    entrust

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How to use confide in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Proverb:

    Confide a secret to a dumb man and he will speak.

  4. Thomas Jefferson:

    We confide in our strength, without boasting of it we respect that of others, without fearing it.

  5. 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.


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