put+confidence+in

  • 1 put confidence in — index rely, trust Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Confidence-based learning — or CBL is a methodology used in learning and training that measures a learner s knowledge quality by determining both the correctness of the learner s knowledge and confidence in that knowledge. Additionally, the CBL process is designed to… …

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  • 3 Confidence — Con fi*dence, n. [L. confidentia firm trust in, self confidence: cf. F. confidence.] 1. The act of confiding, trusting, or putting faith in; trust; reliance; belief; formerly followed by of, now commonly by in. [1913 Webster] Society is built… …

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  • 4 Confidence game — Confidence Con fi*dence, n. [L. confidentia firm trust in, self confidence: cf. F. confidence.] 1. The act of confiding, trusting, or putting faith in; trust; reliance; belief; formerly followed by of, now commonly by in. [1913 Webster] Society… …

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  • 5 Confidence man — Confidence Con fi*dence, n. [L. confidentia firm trust in, self confidence: cf. F. confidence.] 1. The act of confiding, trusting, or putting faith in; trust; reliance; belief; formerly followed by of, now commonly by in. [1913 Webster] Society… …

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  • 6 Put — Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To… …

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  • 7 Put — Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To… …

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  • 8 Put case — Put Put, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Put}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Putting}.] [AS. potian to thrust: cf. Dan. putte to put, to put into, Fries. putje; perh. akin to W. pwtio to butt, poke, thrust; cf. also Gael. put to push, thrust, and E. potter, v. i.] 1. To …

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  • 9 put — W1S1 [put] v past tense and past participle put present participle putting [T] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move to place)¦ 2¦(change somebody s situation/feelings)¦ 3¦(write/print something)¦ 4¦(express)¦ 5 put a stop/an end to something 6 put something into… …

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  • 10 put money on — To place a bet on • • • Main Entry: ↑money * * * put money (or put one s money) on 1) place a bet on 2) used to express one s confidence in the truth or success of something she won t have him back I d put money on it * * * put (your) money on :… …

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  • 11 put someone's nose out of joint — 1. To supplant someone in another s love or confidence 2. To disconcert, rebuff or offend someone • • • Main Entry: ↑join put someone s nose out of joint see under ↑join • • • Main Entry: ↑nose * * * put someone’s nose out of joint …

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  • 12 put somebody in their place — put sb in their ˈplace idiom to make sb feel stupid or embarrassed for showing too much confidence • At first she tried to take charge of the meeting but I soon put her in her place. Main entry: ↑placeidiom …

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  • 13 put at ease — index assure (give confidence to) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 14 put — [[t]p ʊt[/t]] ♦ puts, putting (The form put is used in the present tense and is the past tense and past participle.) 1) VERB When you put something in a particular place or position, you move it into that place or position. [V n prep/adv]… …

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  • 15 confidence — noun 1 belief in others ADJECTIVE ▪ absolute, complete, full, total ▪ The company needs the full confidence of its investors. ▪ great, high …

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  • 16 put in — verb 1. introduce (Freq. 6) Insert your ticket here • Syn: ↑insert, ↑enclose, ↑inclose, ↑stick in, ↑introduce • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 17 put — I. verb (put; putting) Etymology: Middle English putten; akin to Old English putung instigation, Middle Dutch poten to plant Date: 12th century transitive verb 1. a. to place in a specified position or relationship ; lay …

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  • 18 put — verb express ADVERB ▪ cleverly (BrE), eloquently, well ▪ I thought you put your points very well. ▪ badly ▪ gently, tactfully …

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  • 19 put skin in the game —    If you put skin in the game, you show your confidence in a company by making a considerable investment or a financial commitment.     I got good news today. Apparently a serious investor is willing to put skin in the game …

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  • 20 Confidence-building measures in South America — The South American experience with confidence building measures has been markedly different from the Central American one for the obvious reason that South America did not live through the protracted conflict and peacemaking process which… …

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