Confer and Discourse


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Confer verb – To give the ownership or benefit of (something) formally or publicly.
Discourse is a synonym for confer in discuss topic. In some cases you can use "Discourse" instead a verb "Confer", when it comes to topics like speak.
Nearby Words: conference, conferred, conferring, conferment
Synonyms for Confer


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Discourse verb – To give a formal often extended talk on a subject.
Confer is a synonym for discourse in discuss topic. You can use "Confer" instead a verb "Discourse", if it concerns topics such as talk, converse.
Nearby Words: discoursed, discoursing
Synonyms for Discourse
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