Meaning of “confer” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb uk us /kənˈfɜːr/ (present participle conferring, past tense and past participle conferred)

to discuss something with other people before making a decision:

I'll need to confer with my lawyers.
GIVE [ T ] formal

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

(Definition of “confer” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)