confondre

See also: confondré

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin confundere, present active infinitive of confundō, possibly a borrowing.

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VerbEdit

confondre (first-person singular present confonc, past participle confós)

  1. to mix thoroughly or completely
  2. to confound, to confuse

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French confondre, borrowed from Latin confundere, present active infinitive of confundō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.fɔ̃dʁ/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

confondre

  1. to confuse, confound
  2. (reflexive, with à) to mix in, to merge
  3. (reflexive, with avec) to mix up, to get confused (with)
  4. (reflexive) to coincide
  5. (reflexive) to be overflowing with, to be profuse with
    Je me confonds en excuses. — I am apologizing profusely.

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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin confundere, present active infinitive of confundō.

VerbEdit

confondre

  1. to destroy; to annihilate

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has irregularities in its conjugation. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: confound
  • French: confondre