What are some alternative words for obfuscate?

Synonyms for obfuscateˈɒb fəˌskeɪt, ɒbˈfʌs keɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. obfuscate(verb)

    make obscure or unclear

    clear up, clarify, elucidate


  1. obfuscate(verb)

    To make dark; overshadow

    overshadow, darken, eclipse

  2. obfuscate(verb)

    To deliberately make more confusing in order to conceal the truth.

    obscure, confuse, muddle

    explain, simplify

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. obfuscate(v. a.)

    darken, cloud, obscure

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confuse, obscure

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Translations for obfuscate

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  • обърквам, смущавамBulgarian
  • verdunkeln, verfinstern, verschleiern, obfuskierenGerman
  • ofuscarSpanish
  • varjostaa, peittää, pimentääFinnish
  • obscurcirFrench
  • elsötétít, elhomályosít, összezavarHungarian
  • ottenebrare, offuscareItalian
  • לְעַרְפֵּלHebrew
  • 難読化するJapanese
  • verduisterenDutch
  • obfuskere, forkludre, forvirre, formørke, overskygge, tåkelegge, BeskyttNorwegian
  • zaciemniać, zaciemnićPolish
  • ofuscarPortuguese
  • confunda, încurca, întuneca, umbri, zăpăciRomanian
  • запутывать, сбить с толку, затемнять, запутать, затемнить, сбивать с толкуRussian
  • замрљати, sàkriti, zatamniti, са̀крити, zamrljatiSerbo-Croatian
  • 混淆Chinese

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