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confide

verb [I or T] uk   us   /kənˈfaɪd/
to tell something secret or personal to someone who you trust not to tell anyone else: [+ that] He confided (to her) that his hair was not his own. [+ speech] "My husband doesn't know yet, but I'm going to leave him," she confided.
confiding
adjective uk   us   /-ˈfaɪ.dɪŋ/
a confiding tone/whisper
confidingly
adverb uk   us   /-ˈfaɪ.dɪŋ.li/
She spoke in a low voice, leaning towards him confidingly.
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Translations of “confide”
in Vietnamese kể một bí mật cho ai…
in Spanish confiar…
in Thai บอกความลับ…
in Malaysian mengadu…
in French confier (à)…
in German (sich an-)vertrauen…
in Chinese (Traditional) 吐露,傾訴(秘密)…
in Indonesian mempercayakan…
in Russian сообщать по секрету…
in Turkish güvenmek, sırrını vermek/açıklamak, açmak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 吐露,倾诉(秘密)…
in Polish zwierzać się…
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