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Definition of Confide


  1. To put faith (in); to repose confidence; to trust; -- usually followed by in; as, the prince confides in his ministers.
  2. To intrust; to give in charge; to commit to one's keeping; -- followed by to.

Confide Quotations

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide, and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
Robert Hall

The promises of this world are, for the most part, vain phantoms; and to confide in one's self, and become something of worth and value is the best and safest course.

We need to have intimate, enduring bonds; we need to be able to confide; we need to feel that we belong; we need to be able to get support, and just as important for happiness, to give support. We need many kinds of relationships; for one thing, we need friends.
Gretchen Rubin

Our fates are in the hands of An Almighty God, to whom I can with pleasure confide my own; he can save us, or destroy us; his Councils are fixed and cannot be disappointed, and all his designs will be Accomplished.
Abraham Clark

Be able to confide your innermost secrets to your mother and your innermost fears to your father.
Marilyn vos Savant
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Confide Translations

confide in Afrikaans is vertrouwe stel in
confide in Dutch is toevertrouwen, vertrouwen
confide in Finnish is luottaa
confide in French is confions, confier, confiez, confient
confide in German is vertrauen, vertrauen, anvertrauen
confide in Norwegian is betro
confide in Spanish is confiar
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