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conference an organized meeting of persons with common interests, esp. professional interests, for the purpose of sharing information and opinions. [3 definitions]
conference call a telephone conversation or discussion in which three or more people participate at the same time.
conference committee in the U.S. Congress, a temporary panel assembled from members of both the Senate and House of Representatives to resolve differences between two versions of a particular bill and create a compromise version.
conference table a table large enough to accommodate the participants in a conference.
confess to reveal, admit, or concede as true, esp. something self-incriminating. [6 definitions]
confessable combined form of confess.
confessedly by admission; avowedly.
confession the act of confessing; admission; avowal. [4 definitions]
confessional of, pertaining to, or similar to a confession. [2 definitions]
confessor one who makes a confession. [3 definitions]
confetti (used with a sing. verb) small pieces of colored paper thrown into the air on festive occasions.
confidant one to whom a secret or secrets are trusted or confided.
confide to disclose secrets or confidences trustfully (usu. fol. by in). [2 definitions]
confidence a sense of assurance, faith, or trust in a person or thing. [4 definitions]
confidence game any swindle made possible by first gaining the confidence of the victim; con game; con.
confidence man a swindler who operates a confidence game; con man.
confidence trick (chiefly British) any swindle made possible by first gaining the confidence of the victim; confidence game; con game; con.
confident having full assurance; secure and satisfied. [3 definitions]
confidential told or communicated only in privacy; secret. [3 definitions]
confidentiality the state or condition of being kept private or communicated only in private.
confiding tending to trust; trustful.