What does confidant mean?

Definitions for confidant
ˈkɒn fɪˌdænt, -ˌdɑnt, -dənt, ˌkɒn fɪˈdænt, -ˈdɑntcon·fi·dant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. confidant, intimate(noun)

    someone to whom private matters are confided

Wiktionary

  1. confidant(Noun)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Confidant

    alt. of Confidante

Freebase

  1. Confidant

    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.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of confidant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of confidant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of confidant in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    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messages for Hillary Clinton’s top aide at State Department within a two-year time frame, according to previously unpublished documents obtained by Fox News.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.

  2. Andreas Simic:

    There are times in life... There are times in life...to be a child There are times in life...to be a friend There are times in life...to have a good cry There are times in life... to grow and up and be an adult There are times in life...to fill that love nest There are times in life...to say I do There are times in life...to cradle a child in your arms There are times in life...to watch the sun rise There are times in life...to laugh louder than you should There are times in life...to listen, be heard, to say a kind word; be the voice of reason There are times in life...to celebrate all that could be There are times in life...to let loose There are times in life...to plant a kiss, bear hug or to grieve There are times in life...to learn, to become wiser and to dispense that wisdom There are times in life...to hold someone’s hand There are times in life...to be a shoulder to lean on There are times in life... to be a confidant There are times in life...to do the heavy lifting There are times in life...to grow old gracefully There are times in life...to coast along There are times in life...to be at peace and rest There are times in life... to watch the sunset There are times in life...to leave it all for those left behind Andreas Simic

  3. Soren Kierkegaard:

    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.

  4. John DeLury:

    We got to talk, what has to happen is a senior American official or a trusted confidant of President Trump needs to get in the room with a senior North Korean official or confidant of Kim Jong Un. Until the talks start, this process we’re watching, is just going to go on and on and on.

  5. Qassem Soleimani:

    The pretext of an illness and virus was used, and their media did not miss the slightest opportunity to discourage people from voting, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said. The election saw Irans Shiite lowest turnout since Islamic Revolution with mass demonstrations, with some voters wearing the masks that everyone soon would want. But people already were dying and fear was spreading. SHRINES AND HAZMAT SUITS Qom long has been the stronghold of Irans Shiite clergy. A focal point of devotion is the golden-domed shrine of Fatima Masumeh, a Shiite saint. Crowds pray there 24 hours a day, seven days a week, touching and kissing the shrine. That raises the risks for visitors.In Saudi Arabia, authorities have closed off access to the holiest sites in Islamover concerns about the virus. Churches, mosques, temples and shrines around the world have been closed or subject to stringent disinfecting campaigns. But in Qom and elsewhere in Iran, the shrines stayed open despite civilian health authorities demanding they close. Mohammad Saidi, who oversees the Fatima Masumeh shrine, insinuated that closing shrines was part of a plot against Irans Shiite by President Donald Trump. Defeating Qom is the dream of treacherous President Donald Trump and President Donald Trump domestic mercenaries, but this dream will not be realized even in their grave, Mohammad Saidi said on Feb. 22. That decision likely gave the virus time to spread. Police later arrested those who posted online video of themselves licking and kissing shrines. The citys religious epithet the nest of the Prophet and his family was intended to reassure believers worldwide that it was insulated against epidemics and other disasters, wrote Mehdi Khalaji, a Qom-trained Shiite theologian who is an analyst at the Washington Institute for Near-East Policy. If early reports about the spread of the coronavirus prove correct, Qoms status as the ideological capital of Islamic Revolution with mass demonstrations helped make it the pathogens transmitting center to the rest of Iran and at least seven other countries. IRAN REPORTS BIGGEST SINGLE-DAY JUMP OF CORONAVIRUS DEATHS AS PRESIDENT RULES OUT QUARANTINE Since then, hazmat-suited workers have fogged disinfectant and cleaned the shrines. Some mosques even hand out alcohol as a disinfectant to the poor despite Islam forbidding its consumption. By Monday night, the Fatima Masumeh shrine and another one in Mashhad had closed, only to see online videos purport to show hard-line faithful storming the shrines courtyard, demanding they open. But by that point, the virus had spread, reaching the highest levels of Irans Shiite theocracy. THE SITUATION IS TERRIBLE HERE AND I HOPE GOD HELPS US Like blood from a beating heart, the infections in Qom coursed out across Iran in maps later shared by the Health Ministry. In Tehran, the virus began moving through the government and the Shiite theocracy. Among those first infected was Iraj Harirchi, the deputy health minister who tested positive only a day after he downplayed the virus in a televised news conference. It didnt stop there. The virus killed Expediency Council member Mohammad Mirmohammadi, described as a close confidant of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Hadi Khosroshahi, Irans Shiite former ambassador to the Vatican, and Ahmad Tuyserkani, an adviser to Irans Shiite judiciary chief, also died along with several lawmakers and a member of the countrys Assembly of Experts. The sick included Vice President Masoumeh Ebtekar, better known as Sister Mary, the English-speaking spokeswoman for the students who seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran in 1979 in the 444-day hostage crisis. The virus also infected senior Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri and two other Cabinet members, along with Revolutionary Guard members and doctors. FILE — In this Feb. 24, 2020 file photo, released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, the head of Iran's counter-coronavirus task force, Iraj Harirchi, left, speaks at a press briefing with government spokesman Mohammad Ali, in Tehran, Iran. ( Iranian Presidency Office via AP, File) Soon, even Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was seen wearing disposable gloves at a tree-planting ceremony. President Hassan Rouhani, 71, was pictured at a teleconference with the nearest official a few meters( several feet) away. The numbers soared. Irans death rate from the virus now is higher than in other hard-hit nations. That could be from the initial lack of testing kits and facilities. It also could be from what outside experts, Tehran lawmakers and other local leaders have alleged from the start : Iran was hiding the true number of infections and deaths. Authorities initially denied that, especially after the BBCs Persian service said deaths far exceeded those reported at the beginning of the crisis. But that denial appeared to weaken over time. We found out a little late that the coronavirus had entered Iran because we mistook it for the flu, Reza Malekzadeh, Reza Malekzadeh, later said. IRAN CORONAVIRUS DEATH TOLL TOPS 600 AS MIDDLE EASTERN COUNTRIES STEP UP CONTAINMENT MEASURES A man in Qom filmed rows of bodies in black bags and caskets awaiting burial for days in a trench lined with lime. He alleged all had tested positive for the coronavirus, although officials later said the bodies had been held pending test results. The situation is terrible here and I hope God helps us, he said while walking through the mortuary. Authorities later arrested him. PAST EXPERIENCES, NEW WORRIES Diseases have influenced Iranian history. Cholera outbreaks plagued its Qajar dynasty, long indebted to British and Russian powers. The chaos and debt set the stage for Irans 1906 Constitutional Revolution and the creation of parliament. That cholera outbreak saw Shiite religious leaders lash out at the West. Now, Iranian leaders, such as the head of Revolutionary Guard Revolutionary Guard and Khamenei himself, traffic in the baseless conspiracy theory that the coronavirus is a biological weapon created by the U.S., something echoed by Chinese officials as well. The psychology of the leadership in Iran has sort of an almost self-destructive need to double down on a lie just to sort of portray itself as competent, Afkhami said. Thats contrasted with the response to the El Tor strain of cholera that caused a pandemic through the 1960s. Iran produced millions of vaccine doses and inoculated its people, controlling its spread. It even gave broad-range antibiotics from the U.S. to pilgrims visiting Shiite shrines, Afkhami said. This rapid mobilization and this rapid response allowed the country to control the epidemic.

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