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Definitions for (verb) confuse

Main entry: confound, confuse Definition: mistake one thing for another Usage: you are confusing me with the other candidate; I mistook her for the secretary

Main entry: obnubilate, obscure, confuse, blur Definition: make unclear, indistinct, or blurred Usage: Her remarks confused the debate; Their words obnubilate their intentions

Main entry: throw, bedevil, befuddle, discombobulate, confound, confuse, fox, fuddle Definition: be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly Usage: These questions confuse even the experts; This question completely threw me; This question befuddled even the teacher

Main entry: confuse, mix up, jumble Definition: assemble without order or sense Usage: She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence

Main entry: flurry, put off, disconcert, confuse Definition: cause to feel embarrassment Usage: The constant attention of the young man confused her