Synonyms of confuse in English:

confuse


See definition of confuse

verb

1‘there was no need to confuse students with too much controversy’

SYNONYMS
bewilder, baffle, mystify, bemuse, perplex, puzzle, confound, befog, nonplus, disconcert, throw, set someone thinking
informal flummox, discombobulate, confusticate, faze, stump, beat, fox, make someone scratch their head, floor, fog
North American informal buffalo
archaic wilder, gravel, maze, cause to be at a stand, distract, pose
rare obfuscate
ANTONYMS

enlighten

2‘the points made by the authors confuse rather than clarify the issue’

SYNONYMS
complicate, muddle, jumble, garble, make complex, make difficult, make more difficult, blur, obscure, make unclear, cloud, obfuscate
archaic embroil
ANTONYMS

simplify

3‘a lot of people confuse a stroke with a heart attack’

SYNONYMS
mix up, muddle up, confound
misinterpret as, mistake for, take for
ANTONYMS

distinguish