HyperDic: confide

English > 2 senses of the word confide:
VERBcommunicationconfidereveal in private
possessionconfide, entrust, intrust, trust, commitconfer a trust upon
confide > pronunciation
Rhymesabide ... Yuletide: 172 rhymes with ayd...
English > confide: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningreveal in private; tell confidentially.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey confide that there was a traffic accident
EntailstrustHave confidence or faith in
Narrowerunbosom, relieverelieve oneself of troubling information
Broaderunwrap, disclose, let on, bring out, reveal, discover, expose, divulge, break, give away, let out, uncoverMake known to the public information that was previously known only to a few people or that was meant to be kept a secret
Nounsconfidantsomeone to whom private matters are confided
confidencea secret that is confided or entrusted to another
English > confide: 2 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningconfer a trust upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymsentrust, intrust, trust, commit
NarrowercommendGive to in charge
consign, chargeGive over to another for care or safekeeping
obligatecommit in order to fulfill an obligation
recommitcommit again
Broaderpass, hand, reach, pass on, turn over, giveplace into the hands or custody of
Spanishconfiar, encargar
Nounsconfidencea trustful relationship

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