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Main Entry: con·fide
Inflected Form(s): con·fid·ed; con·fid·ing
Etymology: Middle English confiden "to confide, trust," from early French confider or Latin confidere (both, same meaning), from Latin con-, com- "with, together" and fidere "to trust" --related to FAITH 1: to have confidence : TRUST <confide in a doctor's skill> 2: to show confidence by telling secrets <confided in her mother> 3: to tell in confidence <confide a secret to a friend> 4: ENTRUST 1 <confide one's safety to the police> - con·fid·ernoun