Translation of "confer" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /kənˈfɜːr/ us /-ˈfɝː/ -rr-

to exchange ideas on a particular subject, often in order to reach a decision on what action to take

I need some time to confer with my lawyer.

to give an official title, honour, or advantage to someone

conceder, conferir
An honorary doctorate was conferred on him by Columbia University.

(Translation of “confer” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /kənˈfəː/ (past tense, past participle conferred)

(often with with) to consult each other

consultar (con)
The staff conferred (with the headmaster) about the new timetable.

(with on) to give (an honour) to someone

The university conferred degrees on two famous scientists.
conference /ˈkonfərəns/ noun

a meeting for discussion

The conference of heart specialists was held in New York.
conference call noun

a telephone conversation in which more than two people participate.


(Translation of “confer” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)