Communicate and Confer


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Communicate verb – To cause (something) to pass from one to another.
Confer is a synonym for communicate in mutually exchange information topic. In some cases you can use "Confer" instead a verb "Communicate".
Nearby Words: communication, communicated, communicative, communicating, communicable
Synonyms for Communicate


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Confer verb – To give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly.
Communicate is a synonym for confer in speech topic. Sometimes you can use "Communicate" instead a verb "Confer", if it concerns topics such as consult.
Nearby Words: conference, conferred, conferring, conferment
Synonyms for Confer

Common collocations

ability communicate ability confer ability
thanks communicate thanks confer thanks
name communicate name confer name
status communicate status confer status
Other nouns: control.
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