confer with


confer with
consult -, take counsel with -, ask for advice from -

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • confer with — index advise, converse, debate, discuss Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • confer — con‧fer [kənˈfɜː ǁ ˈfɜːr] verb conferred PTandPP conferring PRESPART [intransitive] to discuss something with other people in order to make a decision based on more than one person s opinion: • The chairwoman is conferring with the board later… …   Financial and business terms

  • confer — I (consult) verb advise, compare opinions, confide in, consult with, consultare, counsel, deliberate, discuss, exchange observations, exhort, give advice, hold a conference, hold a consultation, interchange views, negotiate, palaver, parley,… …   Law 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 — Con*fer (k[o^]n*f[ e]r ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Conferred}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Conferring}.] [L. conferre to bring together, contribute, consult; con + ferre to bear: cf. F. conf[ e]rer. See 1st {Bear}.] 1. To bring together for comparison; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Confer — Con*fer , v. i. To have discourse; to consult; to compare views; to deliberate. [1913 Webster] Festus, when he had conferred with the council, answered. Acts xxv. 12. [1913 Webster] You shall hear us confer of this. Shak. Syn: To counsel; advise; …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • confer — verb /kənˈfəː/ a) To talk together, to consult, discuss; to deliberate. The Newe Testament ... Conferred diligently with the Greke, and best approued translations. b) To grant as a possession; to bestow. Co …   Wiktionary

  • confer — verb (conferred; conferring) Etymology: Latin conferre to bring together, from com + ferre to carry more at bear Date: circa 1500 intransitive verb to compare views or take counsel ; consult transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • confer — conferment, n. conferrable, adj. conferrer, n. /keuhn ferr /, v., conferred, conferring. v.i. 1. to consult together; compare opinions; carry on a discussion or deliberation. v.t. 2. to bestow upon as a gift, favor, honor, etc.: to confer a… …   Universalium

  • 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 on — phr verb Confer on is used with these nouns as the object: ↑degree, ↑diploma, ↑knighthood, ↑prestige, ↑right …   Collocations dictionary


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