- [verb] 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"
Synonyms: confuse, throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, discombobulate
- [verb] mistake one thing for another; "you are confusing me with the other candidate"; "I mistook her for the secretary"
- perplex, vex, stick, get, puzzle, mystify, baffle, beat, pose, bewilder, flummox, stupefy, nonplus, gravel, amaze, dumbfound
- disorient, disorientate