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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To discuss. Also: To give or grant.

Usage examples (31)
  • The representative needed a chance to confer with her colleagues.
  • ” It is short for the Latin word confer and instructs the reader to compare one thing with another.
  • What I also try to confer is that you don't need divine interaction when talking about designs or goal-orientation.
  • But none of these titles confer upon me the right of property. for more
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  • We had to "confer" (to consult) with a tree specialist about the health of the "conifer" (an evergreen).
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