Definitions and translations for "confound"

Definition of confound

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Verb
1. To confuse; to mix up; to puzzle.
2. To fail to see the difference; to mix up; to confuse right and wrong.
3. To make something worse.
Don't confound the situation by yelling.
4. To cause to be ashamed; to abash.
His actions confounded the skeptics.
5. To defeat, to frustrate, to thwart.
6. To damn (a mild oath).
Confound you!
Confound the lady!
7. To bring to ruination.
8. To stun, amaze
Noun
9. A confounding variable
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English - English - confound

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v. amaze, stun, confuse, bewilder; fail to discern a difference, mix up

English - Spanish - confound

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v. confundir, anonadar, aturdir, aturrullar, aturullar, conmocionar, dejar in albis, dejar perplejo, desconcertar, desorbitar, desorientar

English - French - confound

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v. ahurir, stupéfier; confondre; mélanger

English - German - confound

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v. vereiteln; verwirren; vermischen

English - Indonesian - confound

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v. mengacau, mengusuntukan, memperkusut, membingungkan, mengherankan, membaurkan, mengacaukan, mencampuradukkan, mencampurbaurkan, menggagalkan, mengutuk

English - Italian - confound

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v. confondere, disorientare, sconcertare; confutare, ribattere, contraddire; aumentare, crescere; scambiare; mandare in rovina

English - Polish - confound

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v. pomieszać, pogmatwać plany, zawieść, konfundować, zawodzić

English - Portuguese - confound

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v. confundir, perturbar; amaldiçoar; embaraçar

English - Romanian - confound

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v. amesteca, încurca, încâlci, confunda, nărui, zăpăci, distruge

English - Russian - confound

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г. приводить в смущение, смешивать, ставить в тупик

English - Turkish - confound

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f. şaşırtmak, kafasını karıştırmak, karıştırmak; bozmak, yıkmak; yenmek; utandırmak; kahretmek

English - Ukrainian - confound

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v. бентежити, змішувати, руйнувати, мутити, помішати

English - Dutch - confound

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ww. verbazen, versteld doen staan

English - Greek - confound

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ρήμ. συγχέω, αναστατώνω, κατατροπώνω, μπερδεύω, ταράσσω, ανακατώνω, συγχύζω, φέρω σε αμηχανία

English - Arabic - confound

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‏حير، أربك، تحير، أفحم، ذهل‏

English - Chinese - confound

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(动) 使混淆, 挫败, 使狼狈

English - Chinese - confound

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(動) 使混淆, 挫敗, 使狼狽

English - Hindi - confound

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v. उलझाना

English - Japanese - confound

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(動) 混乱させる; 混同する

English - Korean - confound

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동. 혼동하다, 당황케 하다, 난처하게 하다; 뒤섞다, 구분하지 못하다

English - Vietnamese - confound

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v. làm đảo lộn, làm sai, làm trật, làm hỏng, làm tiêu tan
a. chưởi rủa
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Synonyms for confound
confuse: bewilder, perplex, mystify, puzzle
Verb forms for confound
Present participle: confounding
Present: confound (3.person: confounds)
Past: confounded
Future: will confound
Present conditional: would confound
Present Perfect: have confounded (3.person: has confounded)
Past Perfect: had confounded
Future Perfect: will have confounded
Past conditional: would have confounded