:to bring to ruin
:to make embarrassed :abash
:to disturb in mind or purpose :throw off
- The directions she gave confused us.
:to make indistinct :blur
- Stop confusing the issue.
:to mix indiscriminately :jumble
- Their arms, legs, and bodies were confused together, till they resembled … two serpents interlaced.
- —Thomas Medwin
:to fail to differentiate from an often similar or related other
- confuse money with comfort
- Do not confuse the words "flaunt" and "flout".