confundir

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confundir ‎(first-person singular present indicative confundo, past participle confundido)

  1. (transitive) to confuse; to confound (to lead someone into an incorrect conclusion or uncertainty)
    O mapa com errors confundiu os navegadores.
    The map with errors confused the navigators.
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun, intransitive, or transitive with com) to be confused (by) (to make a mistake (due to))
    Ela errou o caminho porque se confundiu.
    She missed the way because she got confused.
    Todo mundo se confunde com isso.
    Everyone gets confused with this.
  3. (transitive) to mix up; to confuse (to mistake things for one another)
    Cuidado para não confundir as datas.
    Be careful not to mix the dates up.
  4. (ditransitive, with the indirect object taking com or por (less common)) to mistake one thing for another
    O cirurgião disse que quase confundira o fígado com o baço.
    The surgeon said he had almost mistaken the liver for the spleen.
  5. (takes a reflexive pronoun, transitive with com) to merge; to syncretize (to form a combination from different elements)
    Naquela cidade a cultura ocidental se confunde com a oriental.
    In that city, Western culture merges with Eastern culture.
  6. (obsolete, transitive) to confound; to thwart; to frustrate; to foil (to prevent from happening or succeeding)
    Desejamos que a rainha confunda as políticas de seus inimigos.
    We wish for the queen to confound her enemies’ politics.

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confundir ‎(first-person singular present confundo, first-person singular preterite confundí, past participle confundido)

  1. to confuse
  2. to confound
  3. to baffle
  4. to perplex

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