Synonyms for (verb) confound

Synonyms: confound, confuse

Definition: mistake one thing for another

Usage: you are confusing me with the other candidate; I mistook her for the secretary

Similar words: misidentify, mistake

Definition: identify incorrectly

Usage: Don't mistake her for her twin sister


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer