confer, confabulate, confab, consult(verb)
have a conference in order to talk something over
"We conferred about a plan of action"
"The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated"; "bestow an honor on someone"
To talk together, to consult, discuss; to deliberate.
To bring together; to collect, gather.
To grant as a possession; to bestow.
To contribute (to); to conduce.
Origin: From confero.
to bring together for comparison; to compare
to grant as a possession; to bestow
to contribute; to conduce
to have discourse; to consult; to compare views; to deliberate
Origin: [L. conferre to bring together, contribute, consult; con- + ferre to bear: cf. F. confrer. See 1st Bear.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kon-fėr′, v.t. to give or bestow: to compare (notes), collate—abbrev. cf.—v.i. to talk or consult together:—pr.p. confer′ring; pa.p. conferred′.—ns. Conferee′, one conferred with; Con′ference, the act of conferring: an appointed meeting for instruction or discussion.—adjs. Conferen′tial; Confer′rable.—n. Confer′rer, one who confers. [Fr.,—L. conferre—con, together, ferre, to bring.]
Confer streamlines the communication process with Enterprise 2.0 conventions like micro-blogging, social networking, tagging, and instant secure chat.
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Rank popularity for the word 'confer' in Verbs Frequency: #955
The numerical value of confer in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of confer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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- удостоявам, давам титла, съвещавам се, беседвам, обсъждамBulgarian
- jednat, vést, propůjčit, udělit, hovořit, radit seCzech
- debatir, consultar, conferirSpanish
- antaa, myöntää, neuvotellaFinnish
- tanácskozik, átruház, tárgyalHungarian
- overleggen, consulterenDutch
- обговаривать, обсуждать, придавать, наделятьRussian
- konferera, rådlägga, tilldelaSwedish
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