from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- intransitive verb To cause to be unable to think with clarity or act with intelligence or understanding; bewilder or perplex.
- intransitive verb Archaic To cause to feel embarrassment.
- intransitive verb To fail to differentiate (one person or thing) from another.
- intransitive verb To make more complex or difficult to understand.
- intransitive verb To make something unclear or incomprehensible.
from The Century Dictionary.
- Mixed; confused: as, “a confuse cry,”
- Perplexed; confounded; disconcerted.
- To mingle together, as two or more things, ideas, etc., which are properly separate and distinct; combine without order or clearness; throw together indiscriminately; derange; disorder; jumble.
- To perplex or derange the mind or ideas of; embarrass; disconcert; bewilder; confound.
- To fuse together; blend into one.
- To take one idea or thing for another.
- To become mixed up; become involved.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To mix or blend so that things can not be distinguished; to jumble together; to confound; to render indistinct or obscure; ; to
- transitive verb To perplex; to disconcert; to abash; to cause to lose self-possession.
- adjective obsolete Mixed; confounded.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- verb To thoroughly
mix; to confound; to disorder.
- verb obsolete To
- verb To
mix up; to puzzle; to bewilder.
- verb To make uneasy and
ashamed; to embarrass.
- verb To
mistakeone thing for another.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb assemble without order or sense
- verb make unclear, indistinct, or blurred
- verb cause to feel embarrassment
- verb be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
- verb mistake one thing for another
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
The best way to confuse is to make a bold assertion opposite the truth.
I guess they are trying to loophole their way until the next election, and we've already been hearing the "death squad" and "Obama Czar" wacko talk, trying to once again confuse the American public into trusting their wacko leaders.
Somewhere, the actual goal, or "requirement" to improve by some number got lost on the way to Oz. Hence, the PROCESS became the REQUIREMENT to "address" something as we once again confuse an ACTIVITY with a RESULT.
You again confuse not wishing to provoke a nuclear conflict with a deranged dictatorship as approval for same.
Lead with Love title confuse them: this is a book about peak performance and it essentially
His enlightening management philosophy has led to the writing of his books Any manager aspiring to superior leadership would be wise to study Gerrys advice, and should not let the Lead with Love title confuse them: this is a book about peak performance and it essentially "demands" that the leader establish clear and stretch expectations, and to then hold the team members accountable for achievement.
Jack Davey, by the way, is a lady, not a man, so don't let the name confuse you.
Just yesterday, we heard Sen. McCain confuse Sunni and Shiite, Iran and Al Qaeda.
"Just yesterday, we heard Sen. McCain confuse Sunni and Shiite, Iran and Al Qaeda," said Obama.
Don't let the health care jargon confuse you as the Obama administration works toward reform.