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1. confide

verb. ['kənˈfaɪd'] reveal in private; tell confidentially.

Synonyms

  • reveal
  • trust
  • relieve
  • rely
  • swear
  • disclose
  • let on
  • divulge
  • unbosom
  • bring out
  • unwrap
  • let out
  • discover
  • bank
  • break
  • expose

Antonyms

  • distrust
  • keep quiet
  • hide
  • active trust

Etymology

  • confido (Latin)

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Rhymes with Confide

  • oversupplied
  • subdivide
  • nationwide
  • misapplied
  • europewide
  • worldwide
  • westside
  • stateside
  • mcbryde
  • mcbride
  • malahide
  • macbride
  • complied
  • coincide
  • alongside
  • untried
  • supplied
  • subside
  • retried
  • replied
  • provide
  • preside
  • pool-side
  • misguide
  • liquide
  • implied
  • decried
  • astride
  • upside
  • untied

Sentences with confide


1. Verb, 3rd person singular present
For example, confide only in a friend that you can trust to keep the discussion in confidence.

2. Verb, base form
Intimacy itself may be sexual or affectionate or could even just mean having the ability to confide in another.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Because people naturally confide in Inspirers, they are great counsellors, mediators and reporters.

Quotes about confide


1. I refuse to confide and don't like it when people write about art.
- Balthus

2. A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
- Robert Hall

3. Love is supposed to be based on trust, and trust on love, it's something rare and beautiful when people can confide in each other without fearing what the other person will think.
- E.A. Bucchianeri, Brushstrokes of a Gadfly

2. confide

verb. ['kənˈfaɪd'] confer a trust upon.

Synonyms

  • pass
  • reach
  • consign
  • commend
  • give
  • pass on
  • charge
  • recommit
  • turn over
  • commit
  • intrust
  • obligate
  • hand
  • entrust

Antonyms

  • disbelieve
  • forbid
  • disallow
  • uncertainty

Etymology

  • confido (Latin)
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