Definitions for confound

Definitions for (verb) confound

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: 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

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