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- (transitive) to puzzle, perplex, baffle, bewilder (somebody); to afflict by being complicated, contradictory, or otherwise difficult to understand
- It confused me when I went to the office and nobody was there, but then I realised it was Sunday.
- (transitive) To mix up, muddle up (one thing with another); to mistake (one thing for another).
- People who say "hola" to Italians are confusing Italian with Spanish.
- (transitive) To mix thoroughly; to confound; to disorder.
- (transitive, dated) To make uneasy and ashamed; to embarrass.
- (transitive, obsolete) To rout; discomfit.
- (intransitive) To be confused.
to puzzle, perplex, baffle, bewilder somebody
to mix up / muddle up one thing with another; to mistake one thing for another
to mix thoroughly
to rout — see rout
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Translations to be checked
- confuse at OneLook Dictionary Search.
- confuse in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
confuse f pl
confuse f pl
- “confuse”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- “confuse”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- confuse in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
- confuse in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette