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, refer, seek advice, take counsel, talk over associated concepts: confer with a client, confer with an associate II (give) verb accord, adjudge, administer, award, bestow, cede, conferre, convey, deliver, dispense, endow, give, grant, hand down, impart, invest, issue, pass down, present, relinquish, tender, transfer, transmit, yield associated concepts: confer authority, confer jurisdiction, conferred powers III index administer (tender), attorn, bear (yield), bestow, cede, consider, consult (ask advice of), contribute (supply), counsel, dedicate, devise (give), discourse, discuss, dispense, enable, endue, give (grant), grant (transfer formally), impart, leave (give), present (make a gift), provide (supply), render (deliver), transfer, treat (process), vest

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  • confer — 1 bestow, present, *give, donate, afford Analogous words: accord, award, vouchsafe, *grant 2 Confer, commune, consult, advise, parley, treat, negotiate are synonyms when they are used intransitively and bear the meaning to carry on a conversation …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Cónfer — es una palabra que se utiliza siempre abreviada, generalmente en cf. o cfr.,[1] que se utiliza en los escritos para indicar que se debe consultar algo. Procede del latín confer, imperativo de conferre, que significa literalmente «compara», y está …   Wikipedia Español

  • confer — CÓNFER Termen prin care se face o referire, o trimitere comparativă de la un text la un izvor sau la o lucrare lămuritoare. [Scris şi prescurtat: cf.] – cuv. lat., fr. Trimis de LauraGellner, 30.07.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  cónfer (imper. lat.); abr …   Dicționar Român

  • 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 — 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

  • cónfer — Forma imperativa del verbo latino conferre, que significa literalmente ‘compara’. Remite a la consulta de un determinado texto o pasaje y se utiliza siempre en sus formas abreviadas cf., cfr., cónf. y cónfr. (→ apéndice 2), las dos últimas hoy en …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 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 — → cf. confer inv. (Mot latin) Mention qui signifie comparez, reportez vous à . (Abrév.: cf.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • confer — (izg. kȍnfer) uzv. DEFINICIJA usporedi!, sravni!, uputa čitatelju da navedeno mjesto usporedi s nekim djelom, izrazom i sl. (krat. cfr., cf.; odgovara hrvatskom usp.) ETIMOLOGIJA lat. confer: usporedi ← conferre: skupiti, usporediti …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • confer — [v1] discuss, deliberate advise, argue, bargain, blitz*, brainstorm*, breeze*, collogue, confab*, confabulate, consult, converse, deal, debate, discourse, flap*, gab*, get heads together*, give meeting*, groupthink*, huddle, jaw, kick ideas… …   New thesaurus

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