To bestow (an honor, for example). intransitive verb
To invest with (a characteristic, for example). intransitive verb
To meet in order to deliberate together or compare views; consult. intransitive verb
To bring together.
To compare; examine by comparison; collate.
[In this sense now obsolete except as used in the imperative in making reference to illustrative words or passages, in which use it coincides with, and is usually treated as, the Latin imperative confer (pron. kon′ fėr), and commonly abbreviated conf. or cf.]
To bestow as a permanent gift; settle as a possession: followed by on or upon.
To contribute; conduce.
Synonyms Bestow; Grant, etc. See give.
To consult together on some special subject; compare opinions; carry on a discussion or deliberation.
To have discourse; to consult; to compare views; to deliberate. intransitive verb
To bring together for comparison; to compare. transitive verb