Associations to the word «Confer»
CONFER, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To compare. [16th–18th c.]
CONFER, verb. (intransitive) To talk together, to consult, discuss; to deliberate. [from 16th c.]
CONFER, verb. (obsolete) (transitive) To bring together; to collect, gather. [16th–17th c.]
CONFER, verb. (transitive) To grant as a possession; to bestow. [from 16th c.]
CONFER, verb. (obsolete) (intransitive) To contribute; to conduce. [16th–18th c.]
CONFER, verb. Have a conference in order to talk something over; "We conferred about a plan of action".
CONFER, verb. Present; "The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated"; "bestow an honor on someone".
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