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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  By  thy  command  I  rise  or  fall,  In  thy  protection  I 
  confide.  --Byron. 
 
  Judge  before  friendships,  then  confide  till  death. 
  --Young. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Confide  \Con*fide"\,  v.  t. 
  To  intrust;  to  give  in  charge;  to  commit  to  one's  keeping;  -- 
  followed  by  to 
 
  Congress  may  .  .  .  confide  to  the  Circuit  jurisdiction 
  of  all  offenses  against  the  United  States.  --Story. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  confide 
  v  1:  reveal  in  private;  tell  confidentially 
  2:  To  confer  a  trust  upon  "The  messenger  was  entrusted  with 
  the  general's  secret";  "I  commit  my  soul  to  God"  [syn:  {entrust}, 
  {intrust},  {trust},  {commit}] 




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