someone to whom private matters are confided
a person in whom one can confide or share one's secrets: a friend
You love me for no other end / Than to become my confidant and friend; / As such I keep no secret from your sight. uE000181908uE001 Dryden.
alt. of Confidante
The confidant is a character in a story that the lead character confides in and trusts. Typically, these consist of the best friend, relative, doctor or boss.
The numerical value of confidant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of confidant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Trust not thy secret to a confidant, for he too will have his associates and friends; and it will spread abroad through the whole city, and men will call thee weak-headed.
In addition to my other numerous acquaintances, I have one more intimate confidant. My depression is the most faithful mistress I have known -- no wonder, then, that I return the love.
London is more easygoing and more fun, designers are more afraid in Asia — and in New York and Paris. But in London people really just enjoy themselves. They feel confidant. That is the difference.
The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms, Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.
A senior executive at Clinton Foundation left almost 150 telephone messages for Hillary Clinton’s top aide at State Department within a two-year time frame, according to previously unpublished documents obtained by Fox News. A review of State Department call logs for Cheryl Mills, the longtime Bill Clinton confidant who served as chief of staff for the entirety of Clinton’s four-year tenure as America’s top diplomat, reflects at least 148 messages from Laura Graham – then the Clinton Foundation’s chief operating officer – between 2010 and 2012. No other individual or non-profit appears in the logs with anything like that frequency or volume, the review found.
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