confer

  • 1 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 …

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  • 2 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 …

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  • 3 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 …

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  • 4 confer — 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,… …

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  • 5 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… …

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  • 6 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… …

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  • 7 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 …

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  • 8 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; …

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

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  • 10 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 …

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  • 11 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… …

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  • 12 cónfer — (Del lat. confer, compara, imper. de conferre). m. Voz que se utiliza en los escritos para indicar que se debe consultar algo, generalmente abreviada en cf. o cfr …

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  • 13 confer — [kən fʉr′] vt. conferred, conferring [L conferre, to bring together, compare, confer < com , together + ferre, to BEAR1] 1. to give, grant, or bestow 2. Obs. to compare vi. to have a conference or talk; meet for discussion; converse SYN. GIVE… …

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  • 14 Confer — u. Conferatur (lat.), abgekürzt Cf., vergleiche, man vergleiche …

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  • 15 Confer — (lat., abgekürzt cf. oder cfr.), vergleiche; conferatur, es werde verglichen (beim Hinweis auf zu vergleichende Stellen in Schriften) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 16 Confer — Confer, Cf., lat., vergleiche; conferatur, Cf., man vergleiche; conferiren, vergleichen, berathen, übertragen, verleihen. Conferirung, Verleihung, Uebertragung …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 17 confer — 1530s, from M.Fr. conférer (14c.) to give, converse, compare, from L. conferre to bring together, figuratively to compare; consult, deliberate, talk over, from com together (see COM (Cf. com )) + ferre to bear (see INFER (Cf. infer)). Sense of… …

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  • 18 confer — has inflected forms conferred, conferring. In the meaning ‘consult’ it is normally followed by with (a person) and/or about or over (a matter). The derivative adjective is spelt conferrable …

    Modern English usage

  • 19 confer — ► VERB (conferred, conferring) 1) grant (a title, degree, benefit, or right). 2) have discussions. DERIVATIVES conferment noun conferral noun. ORIGIN Latin conferre bring together …

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  • 20 confer — v. 1) (D; intr.) ( to converse ) to confer about; with (we will confer with them about this matter) 2) (D; tr.) ( to award ) to confer on (to confer an award on smb.) * * * [kən fɜː] with (we will confer with them about this matter) (D; intr.) (… …

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