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Definition 1: have a conference in order to talk something over - [verb of communication]

Samples where confer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We conferred about a plan of action

Synonyms for confer in the sense of this definition

(confer is a kind of ...) speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion

"We discussed our household budget"

(... is a kind of confer ) confer secretly

Definition 2: present - [verb of possession]

Samples where confer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated
  • bestow an honor on someone

Synonyms for confer in the sense of this definition

(confer is a kind of ...) give, especially as an honor or reward

"bestow honors and prizes at graduation"

(... is a kind of confer ) confer a miter on (a bishop)

(... is a kind of confer ) confer prosperity or happiness on

(... is a kind of confer ) confer an academic degree upon

"This school graduates 2,000 students each year"

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