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English verb: confide

1. confide (communication) reveal in private; tell confidentially

ExamplesThey confide that there was a traffic accident

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)break, bring out, disclose, discover, divulge, expose, give away, let on, let out, reveal, unwrap

Narrower (hyponym)relieve, unbosom

Entailbank, rely, swear, trust

2. confide (possession) confer a trust upon

SamplesThe messenger was entrusted with the general's secret.
I commit my soul to God.

Synonymscommit, entrust, intrust, trust

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something to somebody

Broader (hypernym)give, hand, pass, pass on, reach, turn over

Narrower (hyponym)charge, commend, consign, obligate, recommit

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