HyperDic: confuse

English > 5 senses of the word confuse:
VERBcognitionconfuse, confoundmistake one thing for another
cognitionconfuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulatebe confusing / confusing or perplexing to
emotionconfuse, flurry, disconcert, put offcause to feel embarrassment
creationconfuse, jumble, mix upassemble without order or sense
cognitionconfuse, blur, obscure, obnubilatemake unclear, indistinct, or blurred
confuse > pronunciation
Soundskahnfyuw'z
Rhymesabuse ... values: 47 rhymes with uwz...
English > confuse: 5 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningmistake one thing for another.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymconfound
Broadermistake, misidentifyidentify incorrectly
Similar toconfuse, blur, obscure, obnubilatemake unclear, indistinct, or blurred
jumble, confuse, mix upAssemble without order or sense
Spanishconfundir
Nounsconfusiona mistake that results from taking one thing to be another
English > confuse: 5 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningBe confusing / confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"These questions confuse even the experts"
Synonymsthrow, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate
Narrowerdemoralizeconfuse or put into disorder
disorient, disorientateCause to be lost or disoriented
perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfoundBe a mystery or bewildering to
BroaderbeHave the quality of being
Similar toconfuse, flurry, disconcert, put offCause to feel embarrassment
Spanishaturdir, confundir, dejar perplejo, desorientar, tirar
Catalanconfondre, deixar perplex, desconcertar, desorientar, embolicar, embrollar, ofuscar, tirar, torbar
Nounsconfusiona mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior
English > confuse: 5 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningCause to feel embarrassment.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe bad news will confuse him; The good news will confuse her; The performance is likely to confuse Sue
Example"The constant attention of the young man confused her"
Synonymsflurry, disconcert, put off
Narrowerbothermake confused or perplexed or puzzled
distract, deflectDraw someone's attention away from something
flusterCause to be nervous or upset
Broaderembarrass, abashCause to be embarrassed
Similar toconfuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulateBe confusing / confusing or perplexing to
Spanishaturdir, confundir, consternar, conturbar, desconcertar, desorientar
Catalanatordir, confondre, desconcertar, desorientar, encegar, ofuscar, torbar
Nounsconfusiona feeling of embarrassment that leaves you confused / confused / confused
English > confuse: 5 senses > verb 4, creation
MeaningAssemble without order or sense.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsjumble, mix up
Narroweraddle, muddle, puddlemix up or confuse
Broaderassemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack togetherCreate by putting components or members together
Similar toconfuse, confoundmistake one thing for another
Spanishconfundir, desconcertar, mezclar
Catalanconfondre, desbaratar, desconcertar
Nounsconfusionan act causing a disorderly combination of elements with identities lost and distinctions blended
English > confuse: 5 senses > verb 5, cognition
Meaningmake unclear, indistinct, or blurred.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"Her remarks confused the debate"
Synonymsblur, obscure, obnubilate
NarrowermuddyCause to become muddy
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar toconfuse, confoundmistake one thing for another
Spanishconfundir, desdibujar, entenebrecer, enturbiar, hacer confuso, mezclar
Catalanconfondre, desdibuixar

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