well-confided

confide

[kuhn-fahyd]
verb (used without object), confided, confiding.
1.
to impart secrets trustfully; discuss private matters or problems (usually followed by in ): She confides in no one but her husband.
2.
to have full trust; have faith: They confided in their own ability.
verb (used with object), confided, confiding.
3.
to tell in assurance of secrecy: He confided all his plans to her.
4.
to entrust; commit to the charge or knowledge of another: She confided her jewelry to her sister.

Origin:
1625–35; < Latin confīdere, equivalent to con- con- + fīdere to trust, akin to foedus; see confederate, fidelity

confider, noun
preconfide, verb, preconfided, preconfiding.
unconfided, adjective
well-confided, adjective


3. disclose, reveal, divulge, impart.
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confide (kənˈfaɪd)
 
vb (usually foll by in; when tr, may take a clause as object) (foll by in)
1.  to disclose (secret or personal matters) in confidence (to); reveal in private (to)
2.  to have complete trust
3.  (tr) to entrust into another's keeping
 
[C15: from Latin confīdere, from fīdere to trust; related to Latin foedus treaty]
 
con'fider
 
n

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confide
c.1455, "to trust or have faith," from L. confidere (see confidence). Meaning "to share a secret with" is from 1735; phrase confide in (someone) is from 1888. Related: Confiding (1829); confided, pp. adj. (1840s).
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