Complete Definition of "confer"

English

Etymology
L. term|conferre

Pronunciation
IPA|/kÉn'fÉ:/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)|-ÉË(r)

Verb
en-verb|confer|r|ed

  1. context|obsolete|transitive To bring together, collect
  2. intransitive To have discourse; to consult, discuss; to compare views; to deliberate.
  3. context|obsolete|intransitive To contribute (to); to conduce.
  4. transitive To grant as a possession; to bestow.

See also
cf.

Translations
trans-top|collect
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|discuss, consult
Dutch: overleggen, consulteren
Finnish: neuvotella
Swedish konferera, rådlägga
trans-mid
Spanish debatir, consultar
trans-bottom

trans-top|conduce
trans-bottom

trans-top|bestow
Finnish: myöntää, antaa
trans-mid
Swedish: tilldela
trans-bottom

Category:English verbs

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