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confide definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to inform (some thing) in confidence: confided a secret to their friend.
    • to offer as a responsibility or placed into another's care; entrust: confided the duty of drafting the are accountable to her assistant.
    • To intrust; to offer in charge; to commit to your maintaining; -- followed closely by to.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to reveal exclusive issues in self-confidence: He knew he could confide inside the parents. See Synonyms at commit.
    • to place trust (in); to repose self-confidence; to trust; -- often followed by in.
  • verb:
    • To trust, have belief (in).
    • To entrust (something) on duty of someone.
    • To take (someone) into your self-confidence, to talk in secret with. ( + in)
    • to express (one thing) in self-confidence.
    • confer a trust upon
    • unveil in personal; tell confidentially
  • others:
    • to possess trust; destination trust; repose confidence: made use of positively or within: as, the prince confided in his ministers.
    • To intrust; devote unreservedly towards cost, knowledge, or good faith of: followed by to: as, to confide something important to 1; to confide a secret to some one; a prince confides a negotiation to his envoy.
    • Synonyms Intrust, Consign, etc. See commit.
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