Complete Definition of "confuse"

English

Etymology
Literally, to mix or join together. The word itself is a confusion of the prefix con- (a variant on the Latin prefix com-, meaning with or together) and the verb fuse (meaning join).

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-uËz|-uËz

Verb
en-verb|confus|ing

  1. To thoroughly mix; to confound; to disorder.
  2. obsolete To rout; discomfit.
  3. To mix up; to puzzle; to bewilder.
  4. To make uneasy and ashamed; to embarrass.
  5. To mistake one thing for another.

Related terms
confused
confusing
confusion
discombobulate
flummox

Translations
trans-top|to mix thoroughly
Finnish: sotkea, sekoittaa (täysin / perusteellinen|perusteellisesti)
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trans-top|to rout
See: rout
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trans-top|to mix up; to puzzle; to bewilder
Czech: zmást
Finnish: sekoittaa, saada ymmällä|ymmälleen
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trans-top|to embarrass
Finnish: nolata, saattaa / saada hämillä|hämilleen
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trans-top|to mistake one thing for another
Czech: splést, zamÄnit
Finnish: sekoittaa, erehtyä
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ttbc|Dutch: verwarren, in de war brengen
ttbc|German: verwirren
ttbc|Hebrew: ××××× (le'valbel) (5)
ttbc|Spanish: confundir
ttbc|Swedish: förvirra
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Italian

Adjective
confuse p

  1. feminine of|confuso#Adjective|confuso

Verb
confuse

  1. third person singular past historic of confondere
  2. Feminine plural past participle of confondere

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