[verb] mistake one thing for another; "you are confusing me with the other candidate"; "I mistook her for the secretary" Synonyms:confound
[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:throw, fox, befuddle, fuddle, bedevil, confound, discombobulate
[verb] cause to feel embarrassment; "The constant attention of the young man confused her" Synonyms:flurry, disconcert, put off
[verb] assemble without order or sense; "She jumbles the words when she is supposed to write a sentence" Synonyms:jumble, mix up
[verb] make unclear or incomprehensible; "The new tax return forms only confuse"
[verb] make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions" Synonyms:blur, obscure, obnubilate