Search Result for "confide":
1. reveal in private; tell confidentially;
2. confer a trust upon;
- Example: "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"
- Example: "I commit my soul to God"
[syn: entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Confide \Con*fide"\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Confided; p. pr. & vb. n. Confiding.] [L. confidere; con- + fidere to trust. See Faith, and cf. Affiance.] To put faith (in); to repose confidence; to trust; -- usually followed by in; as, the prince confides in his ministers. [1913 Webster] By thy command I rise or fall, In thy protection I confide. --Byron. [1913 Webster] Judge before friendships, then confide till death. --Young. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Confide \Con*fide"\, v. t. To intrust; to give in charge; to commit to one's keeping; -- followed by to. [1913 Webster] Congress may . . . confide to the Circuit jurisdiction of all offenses against the United States. --Story. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
confide v 1: reveal in private; tell confidentially 2: confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God" [syn: entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
74 Moby Thesaurus words for "confide": air, alert, aspire to, assign, bank on, bestow, break it to, break the news, breathe, buzz, come out with, commend, commit, confide to, consign, count on, delegate, desire, divulgate, divulge, enfeoff, entrust, entrust with information, evulgate, expect, feel confident, give confidential information, give in charge, give in trust, give out, give vent to, hand over, harbor the hope, hint, hope, hope against hope, hope and pray, hope for, hope in, hope to God, infeudate, insinuate, intimate, lean upon, let get around, let in on, let next to, let out, live in hopes, make known, mention privately, nurture the hope, out with, present, presume, publish, put hep, put next to, relegate, rely on, remand, remit, rest assured, reveal, suggest, tell, tip, tip off, trust, turn over, utter, vent, ventilate, whisper