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1. confuse

verb. ['kənˈfjuːz'] mistake one thing for another.

Synonyms

  • obscure
  • obnubilate
  • misidentify
  • jumble
  • mix up
  • blur
  • confound

Antonyms

  • converge
  • be well
  • agree
  • change

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Rhymes with Confuse

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  • drive-thrus
  • disabuse
  • aeroperu's
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  • primenews
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  • suffuse
  • shampoos
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  • refuse
  • recuse
  • overuse
  • misuse
  • infuse
  • diffuse
  • defuse
  • bocuse
  • bemuse
  • toulouse
  • tattoos
  • taboos

How do you pronounce confuse?

Pronounce confuse as kənfˈjuz.

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Sentences with confuse


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Some people confuse their W-2 with a 1099-MISC.

2. Verb, base form
It would be impossible to confuse the scaleless Catfish with a Tilapia.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Don’t confuse climate and weather as the same phenomena, because they’re not.

Quotes about confuse


1. Don't confuse fame with success. Madonna is one; Helen Keller is the other.
- Erma Bombeck

2. People confuse ego, lust, insecurity with true love.
- Simon Cowell

3. Every now and then I like to do as I'm told, just to confuse people.
- Tamora Pierce, Melting Stones

2. confuse

verb. ['kənˈfjuːz'] be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly.

Synonyms

  • be
  • vex
  • demoralize
  • throw
  • baffle
  • discombobulate
  • beat
  • flummox
  • stick
  • pose
  • gravel
  • befuddle
  • puzzle
  • disconcert
  • fuddle
  • bewilder
  • dumbfound
  • flurry
  • put off
  • bedevil
  • perplex
  • get
  • confound
  • disorientate
  • stupefy
  • disorient
  • mystify
  • amaze
  • nonplus

Antonyms

  • encourage
  • elate
  • switch on
  • disengage

3. confuse

verb. ['kənˈfjuːz'] assemble without order or sense.

Synonyms

  • muddle
  • jumble
  • put together
  • addle
  • puddle
  • tack
  • mix up
  • confound
  • tack together
  • set up
  • assemble

Antonyms

  • switch off
  • stand still
  • lose
  • refresh

4. confuse

verb. ['kənˈfjuːz'] make unclear, indistinct, or blurred.

Synonyms

  • obnubilate
  • muddy
  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • blur
  • confound

Antonyms

  • differ
  • disagree
  • please
  • reassure

5. confuse

verb. ['kənˈfjuːz'] cause to feel embarrassment.

Synonyms

  • throw
  • fuddle
  • discombobulate
  • fox
  • bother
  • put off
  • flurry
  • abash
  • deflect
  • bedevil
  • befuddle
  • embarrass
  • confound
  • fluster
  • disconcert

Antonyms

  • rested
  • detach
  • unfasten
  • dislodge
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