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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Confound (0.00958 detik)
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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: confound membaurkan, mempercengangkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: confound confound v 1: be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; “These questions confuse even the experts”; “This question completely threw me”; “This question befuddled even the teacher” [syn: confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, discombobulate] 2: mistake one thing for another; “you are confusing me with the other candidate”; “I mistook her for the secretary” [syn: confuse]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Confound Confound \Con*found"\ (k[o^]n*found"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Confounded; p. pr. & vb. n. Confounding.] [F. confondre, fr. L. confundere, -fusum, to pour together; con- + fundere to pour. See Fuse to melt, and cf. Confuse.] 1. To mingle and blend, so that different elements can not be distinguished; to confuse. [1913 Webster] They who strip not ideas from the marks men use for them, but confound them with words, must have endless dispute. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Let us go down, and there confound their language. --Gen. xi. 7. [1913 Webster] 2. To mistake for another; to identify falsely. [1913 Webster] They [the tinkers] were generally vagrants and pilferers, and were often confounded with the gypsies. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 3. To throw into confusion or disorder; to perplex; to strike with amazement; to dismay. [1913 Webster] The gods confound... The Athenians both within and out that wall. --Shak. [1913 Webster] They trusted in thee and were not confounded. --Ps. xxii. 5. [1913 Webster] So spake the Son of God, and Satan stood A while as mute, confounded what to say. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 4. To destroy; to ruin; to waste. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] One man's lust these many lives confounds. --Shak. [1913 Webster] How couldst thou in a mile confound an hour? --Shak. Syn: To abash; confuse; baffle; dismay; astonish; defeat; terrify; mix; blend; intermingle. See Abash. [1913 Webster]


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