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Verb: confer (conferred,conferring)  kun'fur
  1. Have a discussion
    "We conferred about a plan of action";
    - confabulate, confab [informal], consult
  2. Grant a qualification, title, right, possession, etc.
    "The university conferred a degree on its most famous former student, who never graduated";
    - bestow

Derived forms: conferring, confers, conferred

Type of: award, discuss, hash out, present, talk over

Encyclopedia: Confer