Translation of "confide" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /kənˈfaɪd/ us

to tell something secret or personal to someone who you trust not to tell anyone else

confiarse a alguien
He confided (to her) that his hair was not his own.
‘My husband doesn’t know yet, but I’m going to leave him,’ she confided.
confiding adjective uk /-ˈfaɪ.dɪŋ/ us
confidingly adverb uk /-ˈfaɪ.dɪŋ.li/ us

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “confide” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /kənˈfaid/

to tell one’s private thoughts to someone

He confided in his brother
He confided his fears to his brother.
confidence /ˈkonfidəns/ noun

trust or belief in someone’s ability

I have great confidence in you.

belief and faith in one’s own ability

confianza, seguridad
She shows a great deal of confidence for her age.
confident /ˈkonfidənt/ adjective

having a great deal of trust (especially in oneself)

seguro de sí mismo
She is confident that she will win
a confident boy.
confidential /konfiˈdenʃəl/ adjective

secret; not to be told to others

confidential information.

trusted to keep secrets

de confianza
a confidential secretary.
confidentiality /ˈkonfidenʃiˈӕləti/ noun

confidencialidad, reserva
the confidentiality of sensitive business information.
confidentially adverb

secretly; not wishing to have the information passed on to anyone else

She could not tell me what he said – he was speaking confidentially.
confiding adjective


She’s a confiding sort of person.
confidingly adverb

He spoke confidingly into her ear.
in confidence

as a secret; confidentially

en confianza
He told me the story in (strictest) confidence.

(Translation of “confide” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)