confer

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  • We have sometimes seen them conferring together among themselves in a strange manner. Cited from History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. III, by Robert Kerr
  • Family members may not confer with one another while in control of the board.
  • The man will be most successful who confers the greatest service on the world. Cited from Random Reminiscences of Men and Events, by John D. Rockefeller
  • God has conferred upon you above all nations great glory in arms.
  • They conferred with one another to work out the problems as they arose.
  • These rights were conferred a long time ago, pre-dating most written records.
  • I knew Harry would know what to do so I conferred with him.
  • They do not confer protection or need to be replaced every year.
  • How an individual school confers the title is typically based upon the highest grade point average.
  • Team members are generally permitted to confer with each other on these questions.
  • A law degree is an academic degree conferred for studies in law.
  • I told him that the US Army did not confer such a medal.
  • You know, she allows him to sit when he confers with her. Cited from By What Authority?, by Robert Hugh Benson
  • So in the very act of our worship God confers on us power. Cited from Our Lady Saint Mary, by J. G. H. Barry
  • She was the first woman to have this honor conferred upon her from this institution.
  • It's the first modern professional university business school conferring degrees in China.
  • The exercise of power conferred by an offer by performance of some act.
  • None of these authors found anything certain about when and why this coat of arms was conferred.
  • The President takes the hands of each candidate in his own as he confers the degree. Cited from A Collection of College Words and Customs, by Benjamin Homer Hall
  • But he surely knows how much pleasure his presence confers on all in this house. Cited from The Lost Hunter, by John Turvill Adams
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Meaning of confer

  • verb Have a conference in order to talk something over
    We conferred about a plan of action
  • verb Present
    The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated, bestow an honor on someone