Translation of "confuse" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /kənˈfjuːz/ us /kənˈfjuz/ present participle confusing, past tense and past participle confused

to stop someone from understanding something

My explanation just confused her.

to think that one person or thing is another person or thing

People often confuse me with my brother.

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


verb /kənˈfjuːz/

to put in disorder

confundir, complicar, enredar
He confused the arrangements by arriving late.

to mix up in one’s mind

I always confuse John and his twin brother.

to make puzzled

desorientar, confundir, desconcertar
He completely confused me by his questions.
confused adjective

mixed up

confundido, desconcertado, confuso
The message I received was rather confused.

mixed up in the mind

She was clearly in a confused state of mind.
confusedly /-zidli/ adverb

con confusión
Papers were confusedly strewn all over the desk.
confusing /kənˈfjuːziŋ/ adjective

difficult to understand; unclear

I found his explanation a bit confusing.
confusingly /kənˈfjuːziŋli/ adverb

Confusingly, there are two students with the same name in that class.
confusion /-ʒən/ noun

There was some confusion about where we were supposed to be meeting.

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