—v.i. 1. to impart secrets trustfully; discuss private matters or problems (usually fol. by in): She confides in no one but her husband. 2. to have full trust; have faith: They confided in their own ability.
—v.t. 1. to tell in assurance of secrecy: He confided all his plans to her. 2. to entrust; commit to the charge or knowledge of another: She confided her jewelry to her sister.