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  • verbdiscuss, deliberate
  • verbgiving honor, award

synonyms for confers

  • advise
  • argue
  • brainstorm
  • consult
  • huddle
  • negotiate
  • speak
  • bargain
  • blitz
  • breeze
  • collogue
  • confab
  • confabulate
  • converse
  • deal
  • debate
  • discourse
  • flap
  • gab
  • jaw
  • parley
  • powwow
  • talk
  • treat
  • get heads together
  • give meeting
  • groupthink
  • kick ideas around
  • pick one's brain
  • toss ideas around
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antonyms for confers

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  • keep quiet
  • be quiet
  • refuse
  • dishonor
  • taking
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How to use confers in a sentence

In England, in 1796, doctor Edward Jenner demonstrated that contracting cowpox — a related but much milder virus — conferred immunity against smallpox, and shortly after that, immunization efforts began in earnest across Europe.
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Homeownership can confer great benefits — primarily wealth-building but also the stability in knowing your shelter isn’t at the whim of a landlord.
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The standardized tests confer privilege on the already advantaged and stigmatize those who have the least.
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Say what you will about our celebrity obsession, the participation of megastars does confer some validation on an occasion such as this.
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As if that somehow conferred greater status to a book, one that explored the origins and evolution of the universe, as well as to your fortitude for at least having given the story a shot.
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Beauty itself confers a certain air of dignity upon its humblest possessor.
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You inflict a punishment which confers honour on the culprit in the eyes of the only persons for whose opinion he cares.
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Nothing confers more honor on the State where it is established, or more utility on the country at large.
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You traverse the world in search of happiness, which is within the reach of every man; a contented mind confers it on all.
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