confer a title

confer a title
give a title, bestow a title

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • confer — con|fer [kənˈfə: US ˈfə:r] v past tense and past participle conferred present participle conferring formal [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: conferre to bring together , from com ( COM ) + ferre to carry ] 1.) to discuss something with other… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • title — n. appellation 1) to bestow, confer a title on 2) to renounce a title 3) an official title exclusive possession 4) to give smb. title to smt. 5) to hold title to smt. 6) clear title to 7) title to (they hold title to the property) 8) (misc.)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • confer — verb conferred, conferring formal 1 (I) to discuss something with other people, so that everyone can express their opinions and decide on something (+ with): The congresswoman is conferring with her advisors on the matter. 2 confer a… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • confer — ► VERB (conferred, conferring) 1) grant (a title, degree, benefit, or right). 2) have discussions. DERIVATIVES conferment noun conferral noun. ORIGIN Latin conferre bring together …   English terms dictionary

  • title — noun 1 name of a book, film/movie, etc. ADJECTIVE ▪ album, book, chapter, film (esp. BrE), movie (esp. AmE), song ▪ original ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • confer — verb Confer is used with these nouns as the object: ↑benefit, ↑citizenship, ↑degree, ↑diploma, ↑grace, ↑honour, ↑immortality, ↑immunity, ↑power, ↑prestige, ↑status, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • confer — Synonyms and related words: abalienate, accord, administer, advise, advise with, advocate, afford, alien, alienate, allot, allow, amortize, argue, assign, award, bargain, barter, bequeath, bestow, bestow on, brief, call in, cede, chaffer, coach,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • confer something on — grant (a title, degree, benefit, or right). → confer …   English new terms dictionary

  • confer — [kən fə:] verb (confers, conferring, conferred) 1》 (often confer something on) grant (a title, degree, benefit, or right). 2》 have discussions. Derivatives conferment noun conferrable adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • confer — v. (conferred, conferring) 1 tr. (often foll. by on, upon) grant or bestow (a title, degree, favour, etc.). 2 intr. (often foll. by with) converse, consult. Derivatives: conferrable adj. Etymology: L conferre (as com , ferre bring) …   Useful english dictionary

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