To put faith (in); to repose confidence; to trust; -- usually followed by in; as, the prince confides in his ministers.
- To tell (something) in confidence: confided a secret to his friend.
- To give as a responsibility or put into another's care; entrust: confided the task of drafting the report to her assistant.
- To disclose private matters in confidence: He knew he could confide in his parents. See Synonyms at commit.