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    confuse

    confuse - Dictionary definition and meaning for word confuse

    Definition
    (verb) mistake one thing for another
    Synonyms : confound
    Example Sentence
    • you are confusing me with the other candidate
    • I mistook her for the secretary
    Definition
    (verb) be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
    Example Sentence
    • These questions confuse even the experts
    • This question completely threw me
    • This question befuddled even the teacher
    Definition
    (verb) cause to feel embarrassment
    Synonyms : disconcert , flurry , put off
    Example Sentence
    • The constant attention of the young man confused her
    Definition
    (verb) assemble without order or sense
    Synonyms : jumble , mix up
    Example Sentence
    • She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence
    Definition
    (verb) make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
    Synonyms : blur , obnubilate , obscure
    Example Sentence
    • Her remarks confused the debate
    • Their words obnubilate their intentions