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Synonyms for confidential
ˌkɒn fɪˈdɛn ʃəlcon·fi·den·tial

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Wiktionary5.0 / 2 votes

  1. confidentialadjective


  2. confidentialadjective

    (meant to be) kept secret within a certain circle of persons; not intended to be known publicly

    The newspaper claims a leaked confidential report by the government admits to problems with corrupt MPs.


Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 1 vote

  1. confidential

    private, secret, trustworthy, intimate

    public, open, patent, official, treacherous, insidious

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  1. confidentialadjective

    entrusted with private information and the confidence of another

    "a confidential secretary"


    distant, public, unclassified, remote

  2. confidential, secretadjective

    (of information) given in confidence or in secret

    "this arrangement must be kept confidential"; "their secret communications"

    underground, occult, private, surreptitious, orphic, undercover, hugger-mugger, hush-hush, mysterious, secret, hidden, privy, clandestine, secluded, cloak-and-dagger, mystic, unavowed, hole-and-corner(a), mystical

    unclassified, public, remote, distant

  3. confidentialadjective

    denoting confidence or intimacy

    "a confidential approach"; "in confidential tone of voice"


    distant, remote, unclassified, public

  4. confidentialadjective

    the level of official classification for documents next above restricted and below secret; available only to persons authorized to see documents so classified


    remote, distant, unclassified, public

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. confidentialadjective

    private, not to be disclosed, not to be communicated

  2. confidentialadjective

    trusty, faithful, to be trusted

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  1. Adam Schiff:

    He clearly is waiving any claim he has to keep confidential his communications with the former President or what happened in the White House, after all, if he can say it in a book, why he can't he say it before Congress in an investigation ?

  2. William Barr:

    Many people seem to assume that the only intelligence collection that occurred was a single confidential informant and a FISA warrant, i'd like to find out whether that is, in fact, true. It strikes me as a fairly anemic effort if that was the counterintelligence effort designed to stop the threat as it's being represented.

  3. Shivani Mathur:

    I have withdrawn the tribunal claim as we have reached a settlement on confidential terms. As such, I am unable to provide further comment.

  4. The COC:

    Mr. Aubut has requested, and the Canadian Olympic Committee has agreed that he step away from his duties as Canadian Olympic Committee President and Canadian Olympic Foundation Chairman for the duration of the investigation, he has indicated that he will cooperate fully with the investigation, which, by its nature is confidential, out of respect for the parties.

  5. Dominic Epton:

    I've become adept at persuading - read 'bribing' - the children to vacate 'work HQ' when I jump on client or other confidential calls.

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