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con·fide

confide

 
 
pronunciation:
kn faId
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part of speech: verb
inflections: confides, confiding, confided
definition: to share secrets or personal information (usually followed by "in").
I can always confide in my brother.
similar words:
tell, trust
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The word confide contains the following parts:
con- Latin prefix that means with, together
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The prefix con- is an assimilated form of com- used before roots beginning with c, d, f, g, j, n, s, t, and v. See com-. Note: con- is frequently an intensive prefix, as in "conceive ."
fid Latin root that means faith, trust
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