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. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • confided — con·fide || kÉ™n faɪd v. trust in; entrust, give to for safekeeping; trustfully tell a secret …   English contemporary dictionary

  • confided — …   Useful english dictionary

  • well-confided — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • well-confided — adj …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Seal of Confession —     The Law of the Seal of Confession     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Law of the Seal of Confession     In the Decretum of the Gratian who compiled the edicts of previous councils and the principles of Church law which he published about 1151,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Josh Lewis and Reva Shayne — Jeva (for Josh and Reva) on internet message boards. Storyline Josh Lewis and Reva Shayne met while growing up in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Reva s family worked for the wealthy Lewis clan. They were childhood sweethearts until Josh left for college.… …   Wikipedia

  • Order of Preachers —     Order of Preachers     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Order of Preachers     As the Order of the Friars Preachers is the principal part of the entire Order of St. Dominic, we shall include under this title the two other parts of the order: the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • The Young and the Restless minor characters — The following are characters from the American soap opera The Young and the Restless who are notable for their actions or relationships, but who do not warrant their own articles. Contents 1 Current Characters 1.1 Genevieve …   Wikipedia

  • confide — [[t]kənfa͟ɪd[/t]] confides, confiding, confided VERB If you confide in someone, you tell them a secret. [V in n] I knew she had some fundamental problems in her marriage because she had confided in me a year earlier... [V to n that] He confided… …   English dictionary

  • Nikolai Bukharin — Николай Бухарин Born Николай Иванович Бухарин (Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin) 9 October 1888(1888 10 09) Moscow, Russian Empire …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”