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See definition of confuses on Dictionary.com
  • verbbewilder someone
  • verbmix up; involve

synonyms for confuses

  • amaze
  • astonish
  • baffle
  • befuddle
  • bemuse
  • complicate
  • confound
  • daze
  • demoralize
  • disconcert
  • disorient
  • distract
  • embarrass
  • fluster
  • frustrate
  • involve
  • misinform
  • mislead
  • mortify
  • muddle
  • mystify
  • obscure
  • perplex
  • perturb
  • puzzle
  • trouble
  • unsettle
  • upset
  • worry
  • abash
  • addle
  • becloud
  • bedevil
  • cloud
  • clutter
  • darken
  • discomfit
  • discompose
  • discountenance
  • faze
  • fog
  • fuddle
  • nonplus
  • rattle
  • shame
  • stump
  • unhinge
  • lead astray
  • mess up
  • render uncertain
  • stir up
  • throw off
  • throw off balance

antonyms for confuses

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  • aid
  • assist
  • calm
  • clarify
  • clear up
  • comfort
  • encourage
  • enlighten
  • expect
  • explain
  • explicate
  • facilitate
  • help
  • illuminate
  • order
  • please
  • settle
  • soothe
  • support
  • organize
  • separate
  • clarify
  • arrange
  • clean up
  • separate
  • divide
  • untwist
  • order
  • clear up
  • neaten
  • tidy
  • untangle
  • exclude
  • organize
  • explain
  • enlighten
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How to use confuses in a sentence

Tyrwhitt confuses the matter by quoting Lye, who mixed up this word with tombestere, a female tumbler; for which see Cant.
CHAUCER'S WORKS, VOLUME 1 (OF 7) -- ROMAUNT OF THE ROSE; MINOR POEMSGEOFFREY CHAUCER
For the mendacious history confuses two entirely distinct persons—Eugenius and Eirenæus Philalethes.
DEVIL-WORSHIP IN FRANCEARTHUR EDWARD WAITE
(This fact alone is sufficient to refute the opinion that confuses time with that which is movable).
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
He is occasionally represented as seated on a cubic stone, which, however, confuses some of the issues.
THE ILLUSTRATED KEY TO THE TAROTL. W. DE LAURENCE
If he look more closely, he will find a subtitle, “An Old Story,” but this confuses him still more.
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
However obscure he may be in other points, he never confuses time and place or dramatic situation.
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
Otherwise he tries so hard to begin according to request that, unable to go his own way, he confuses everything.
CRIMINAL PSYCHOLOGYHANS GROSS
At all events, his map and journal should agree, but they do not, which confuses things badly.
STANLEY'S ADVENTURES IN THE WILDS OF AFRICAJOEL TYLER HEADLEY AND WILLIAM FLETCHER JOHNSON
He confuses the production of wealth on a great scale with the acquisition of wealth when produced.
A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF SOCIALISMWILLIAM HURRELL MALLOCK
It is probably this act of calling the end to mind which the realist confuses with knowledge, and therefore terms apprehension.
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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