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The teams conferred with one another as they drafted their respective documents.

An omnipresent subjecthood confers onto the natural world the characteristics of a psyche.

More quietly, however, other scientists are investigating whether a vaccine that has already been in use for decades could also confer some level of protection.

Gene losses in evolution may sound like damaging events, since genes confer the traits that make life and health possible.

“We can’t rely on chemistry to spray our way out of this,” Goodman, a chemist himself, said as the commissioners conferred after the public’s comments.

But that was so yesterday, much like his contention that he lacked the power to unilaterally confer amnesty.

Colleges churn out graduates and confer advanced degrees, but the scramble for jobs continues.

The firemen confer with the organizers and then beckon them toward the front of the bus.

Walter worships objects and cash, believing they will magically confer upon him the social status he so desperately craves.

Now Hunter wanted to confer an honorary doctorate on me, and I needed to find the words to properly convey how honored I felt.

We shall, I know, emulate their steadfastness and achieve a result which will confer added laurels to French and British arms.

Scattergood, out of the corner of his eye, saw them rush together and confer frenziedly.

Mr. Monterey will confer with us at noon, and before school is dismissed to-day we will announce the winner.

Been dropping in to confer with the vice-president about the local real estate situation.

After that he and Mert, as by a common thought impelled, climbed out and went over to a bushy live oak to confer in privacy.


On this page you'll find 110 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to confer, such as: advise, argue, brainstorm, consult, huddle, and negotiate.

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