Confide
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]


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  • 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] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • confide — mid 15c., to trust or have faith, from L. confidere to trust in, rely firmly upon, believe (see CONFIDENCE (Cf. confidence)). Meaning to share a secret with is from 1735; phrase confide in (someone) is from 1888. Related: Confided; confiding …   Etymology dictionary

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  • confide — [kən fīd′] vi. confided, confiding [L confidere < com , intens. + fidere, to trust: see FAITH] to trust (in someone), esp. by sharing secrets or discussing private affairs vt. 1. to tell or talk about as a secret [to confide one s troubles to… …   English World dictionary

  • confide — I (divulge) verb disclose, disclose something secret, discuss private affairs, divulgate, entrust with private information, let know, make known, reveal something private, share secrets, tell a secret, tell with assurance of secrecy, trust to… …   Law dictionary

  • confide — entrust, *commit, consign, relegate Analogous words: bestow, present, *give: *grant, vouchsafe, accord, award …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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