Student Thesaurus

One entry found for confer.
Entry Word: confer
Function: verb
Text: 1 to give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly <the British monarch continues to confer knighthood on those who are outstanding in their fields>
Synonyms accord, award, grant
Related Words bestow, contribute, donate, give, present; furnish, provide, supply; extend, offer, proffer; allocate, appropriate, assign
Near Antonyms rescind, revoke
2 to exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem <my parents are going to confer with a financial advisor about saving for my college education>
Synonyms advise, consult, counsel, parley, powwow, treat
Related Words debate, deliberate, discuss, hash (over); coach, guide, tutor; recommend, suggest; direct, refer (to)