Translation of confide in Spanish:

confide

Pronunciation /kənˈfaɪd//kənˈfʌɪd/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (tell secrets)
    to confide in sb confiarse a algn
    • you can confide in me puedes confiarte a mí
    • Yes, I know that it is lovely and thrilling to be relied upon and confided in.
    • Read any supermodel burbling on about the ‘secret’ of her breathtaking beauty and she'll confide, ‘I drink lots of water.’
    • All are bright, beautiful and eager to connect with someone they can confide in and trust.
    • But I would suggest talking calmly to your wife in private and confiding your feelings before you do anything else.
    • Clients must feel secure in confiding their secrets and entrusting their most personal affairs to lawyers.
    • Had my father lived, he might have sought my advice the way Nancy's seeks hers, confiding his conflicts in private, in his den.
    • She was the only teacher that Katie had ever felt comfortable enough to confide in.
    • She laughed triumphantly and leaned closer to her daughter-in-law as if to confide a secret.
    • He confides in Pat that he's concerned for Sam's mental strength.
    • After a fifteen-minute break, we went around the room confiding why each of us was there and what we wanted to write about.
    • ‘I have to be honest,’ he says, confiding in his audience.
    • People close to me trust me and confide in me, I am a good listener.
    • Ian stopped, completely unaware of where this was coming from and knowing this was rather a private thing to confide so casually.
    • I would urge her to seek help and confide in somebody she trusts.
    • But friends were aware there were problems in the relationship, and he confided in them when he left his wife just weeks into the marriage.
    • The Hollywood actress has been calling her ex while he is on tour and has spent hours confiding her secrets and emotions to him
    • As we mature it is possible for our parents to confide intimate details - depending on comfort levels a line can be drawn when sharing stories.
    • Explain to your so-called bud that you confide in her because you trust her.
    • If midwives jump in and act on confessions, pregnant women are likely to clam up, become reticent about confiding in them or even leave antenatal care.
    • Mum confided in me that she would like to send him to University in England but a single year would cost tens of thousands of dollars and would necessitate selling the house.
    • The story line is about a gay fashion designer inviting his friends over for lunch to confide a secret.
    • Word on the streets is that once you've been confided in, toothpicks under your fingernails couldn't pry secrets out of you.
    • As one parent of a child in private education confides: ‘It's just that we want them to be with people like us.’
    • I kinda wish she'd just confide in me, since I ended up trusting her enough to confide in her.
    • Not only will people not trust you, confide in you or believe you - they might ditch you.
    • Among friends again, we may be happy to confide our innermost secrets, but when it comes to revealing how much we earn or save, most of us are less forthcoming.
    • As a woman who has loved sweetly, she now learns passion, and trusting Frederic, she confides in him.
    • Definitely don't confide your deepest, darkest secrets to an untruthful bud.
    • We confide in strangers because we believe we'll be able to forget or deny to ourselves that we have done so.
    • They also said that they did not feel comfortable confiding in school authority figures, because the girls believed that their culture was misunderstood or not respected by their teachers and counsellors.
    • The titian-haired lady of the finely-chiselled features detects the Scottish accent and confides that husband number one had been a Scot, a member of the aristocracy.
    • She giggled, as if confiding a scrumptious secret.
    • Your cousin clearly didn't understand that, by confiding in you, she was making you a party to her guilty secret.
    • It took a while to get to know each other well enough to actually confide in one another.
    • To the fixer everyone confides his or her woes over delayed luggage, airport passes and the rest, knowing that they will be sorted out.
    • They gaze ardently into each other's eyes, confide dark secrets, embrace by rubbing cheek to cheek.
    • It is all a matter of equestrian confidence, he confides.
    • I don't really feel close enough to either Jo or Lee to be comfortable with confiding in them.
    • Henry confided that the secret of his longevity was to take naps whenever and wherever he pleased.
    • ‘I was more or less a drug addict ever since I was a kid,’ he confides.
  • 2literary

    (trust)
    to confide in sb/sth confiar en algn/algo
    • He accordingly confided his estate to a trustee and gave him unusual powers.
    • Later on, when his younger brother reached the age where he, too, had to earn his living and five hectares were not enough to support two families, he confided the estate to his brother and created a negociant business.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (tell)
    confiar
    to confide sth to sb confiarle algo a algn
    • he confided his troubles to me me confió sus problemas
    • he confided to me that he was scared me confió que estaba asustado
  • 2formal

    (entrust)
    confiar
    to confide sth to sb confiarle algo a algn