verb (used without object), con·fid·ed, con·fid·ing.
verb (used with object), con·fid·ed, con·fid·ing.
Origin of confide
Examples from the Web for confide
And so some savvy digital media folks have come up with an older, more professional, more discreet version of Snapchat: Confide.
If Anthony Weiner had used Confide instead of Twitter to send photos of his package, he might still have a political career.
“The fact is you are my very best friend, I tell you everything, I confide in you, I seek your advice,” she wrote.Prosecutors Allege Affair Between Rebekah Brooks And Andy Coulson|Peter Jukes, Nico Hines|October 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
His only company to confide in was the vermin in the street.
They were also loners, with few people, even in their own families, in whom they could confide.
So I confide this to nobody but yourself and trusted friends like you.
In the meantime Raikes decided to confide his misfortune to no one.The Flaw in the Sapphire|Charles M. Snyder
You will hand him this letter, a copy of which I confide to each of you.The Exploits Of Brigadier Gerard|Arthur Conan Doyle
As to Mycroft, I had to confide in him in order to obtain the money which I needed.The Return of Sherlock Holmes|Arthur Conan Doyle
You were to confide freely in me, and I will confide freely in you.Bleak House|Charles Dickens
British Dictionary definitions for confide
Word Origin for confide
Word Origin and History for confide
mid-15c., "to trust or have faith," from Latin confidere "to trust in, rely firmly upon, believe" (see confidence). Meaning "to share a secret with" is from 1735; phrase confide in (someone) is from 1888. Related: Confided; confiding.