Con·fide v. i. [imp. & p. p. Confided; p. pr. & vb. n. Confiding.] To put faith (in); to repose confidence; to trust; -- usually followed by in; as, the prince confides in his ministers.
By thy command I rise or fall,
In thy protection I confide. --Byron.
Judge before friendships, then confide till death. --Young.
Con·fide, v. t. To intrust; to give in charge; to commit to one's keeping; -- followed by to.
Congress may . . . confide to the Circuit jurisdiction of all offenses against the United States. --Story.
v 1: reveal in private; tell confidentially
2: confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the
general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God" [syn: entrust,
intrust, trust, commit]