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confer

Synonyms of confer in English:

verb

  • 1 the Queen conferred an honorary knighthood on him
    bestow on, present with/to, grant to, award to, decorate with, honour with, give to, give out to, gift with, endow with, vest in, hand out to, extend to, vouchsafe to, accord to
    [Antonyms] withhold, remove
  • 2 she broke off to confer with her colleagues
    consult, have discussions, discuss things, exchange views, talk, have a talk, speak, converse, communicate, have a chat, have a tête-à-tête;
    negotiate, have negotiations, have talks, parley, palaver
    informal have a confab, chew the fat/rag, jaw, rap, powwow
    formal confabulate
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