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confound

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1 confound

Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly.

synoniemen: bedevil, befuddle, confuse, discombobulate, fox, fuddle, throw.

Roget 731: succeed; be successful etc. adj.; gain one's end, gain one's ends; crown with success.    gain a point, attain a point, carry a point, secure a point, win a point, win an object; get there [U.S.]; ... meer laten zien

Roget 870: wonder, marvel, admire; be surprised etc. adj.; start; stare; open one's eyes, rub one's eyes, turn up one's eyes; gloar; gape, open one's mouth, ... meer laten zien

Roget 61: derange; disarrange, misarrange; displace, misplace; mislay, discompose, disorder; deorganize, discombobulate, disorganize; embroil, unsettle, ... meer laten zien

Roget 479: confute, refute, disprove; parry, negative, controvert, rebut, confound, disconfirm, redargue, expose, show the fallacy of, defeat; ... meer laten zien

Roget 475: be uncertain etc. adj.; wonder whether.    lose the clue, lose the clew, scent; miss one's way.    not know what to make of etc. (unintelligibility) 519, not know which way to turn, not know whether one stands on one s head or one's not know whether one stands on one s head or one's heels; ... meer laten zien

Roget 162: be destroyed &c.; perish; fall to the ground; tumble, topple; go to pieces, fall to pieces; break up; crumble to dust; go to the dogs, go to the wall, go to smash, go to shivers, ... meer laten zien

Roget 465a: not discriminate etc. 465; overlook a distinction etc. (neglect) 460, confound, confuse.   

Nederlands: in de war schoppen, verbazen, verslaan, verwarren



2 confound

Mistake one thing for another.

synoniem: confuse.

Nederlands: dooreenhalen, in de war brengen, verbijsteren, verwarren


Moby betekeniswoordenboek: abash, accurse, addle, adulterate, alloy, amaze, anathematize, answer, answer conclusively, appall, argue down, astonish, astound, awe, awestrike, baffle, balk, ball up, bamboozle, beat ... meer laten zien.

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