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synonyms for confidant

  • acquaintance
  • adviser
  • companion
  • crony
  • adherent
  • familiar
  • intimate
  • mate
  • pal
  • alter ego
  • bosom buddy

antonyms for confidant

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  • enemy
  • foe
  • stranger
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How to use confidant in a sentence

Some of Giuliani’s closest allies and confidants have not been shy about attacking other conservative leaders for refusing to swoop in during the attorney’s time of need.
RUDY GIULIANI’S LEGAL FUND WAS A BUST. NOW, ITS DONATION PAGE HAS DISAPPEARED.ADAM RAWNSLEY, ASAWIN SUEBSAENGJULY 8, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Chris Cuomo has long been a key confidant of his brother, regularly advising him about politics, according to people who know both men.
CHRIS CUOMO TOOK PART IN STRATEGY CALLS ADVISING HIS BROTHER, THE NEW YORK GOVERNOR, ON HOW TO RESPOND TO SEXUAL HARASSMENT ALLEGATIONSJOSH DAWSEY, SARAH ELLISONMAY 21, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Abdullah’s regime said Hamzah was in cahoots with Bassem Awadallah, a former finance minister and longtime confidant of the king, and Sharif Hassan bin Zaid, another royal family figure, to target “the security and stability of the nation.”
JORDAN’S ROYAL FAMILY FEUD AND ALLEGED COUP PLOT, EXPLAINEDALEX WARDAPRIL 9, 2021VOX
The Viennese psychoanalyst reported his discovery in a breathless letter to his colleague and confidant, Wilhelm Fliess.
A BRAIN RESEARCHER ON WHAT FREUD GOT RIGHTJESS KEISERFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We have gathered there as hopeful advocates and confidants when “the boss” was elsewhere.
PETE BUTTIGIEG AS CABINET SECRETARY IS MORE THAN A ‘FIRST’CHARLES FRANCISDECEMBER 19, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
I think I was a good friend, a loyal confidant, and positive counsel.
ASK AMY: FRIEND FAVORS EXCLUSIVE GROUP OVER FRIENDSHIPSAMY DICKINSONNOVEMBER 29, 2020WASHINGTON POST
For decades, only about 1 in 10 people said they had no confidant.
IS THERE REALLY A “LONELINESS EPIDEMIC”? (EP. 407)STEPHEN J. DUBNERFEBRUARY 27, 2020FREAKONOMICS
He was at once banker and confidant of most of the Indians who were getting ahead in agriculture and stock-raising.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
When M. George Spero was announced, she felt that an unknown friend, almost a confidant, had arrived.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
The king and his confidant sprang ashore and walked quickly in the direction of the Pre-aux-Clercs.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CONFIDANT

  • admonitor
  • aide
  • coach
  • confidant
  • consultant
  • counselor
  • instructor
  • monitor
  • nestor
  • tipster
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.