Confer and Speak

Confer

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

Speak

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Speak verb – To express (a thought or emotion) in words.
Confer is a synonym for speak in converse topic. Sometimes you can use "Confer" instead a verb "Speak".
Nearby Words: speaker, speaking
Synonyms for Speak

Common collocations

thanks confer thanks speak thanks
name confer name speak name
sentence confer sentence speak sentence

Both words in one sentence

  • Translator Microbes: Eleya has the idea to have her and Kang reprogram their universal translators not to automatically translate Klingonese (since they both speak it), enabling them to use it to confer privately.
  • Contrast Speak of the Devil, where saying a name summons the named entity, but doesn't confer any power or control over it — in fact, speaking said name may actually give that entity power over YOU!
  • Translator Microbes STO Forum: Versus thread (rp): Eleya has the idea to have her and Kang reprogram their universal translators not to automatically translate Klingonese (since they both speak it), enabling them to use it to confer privately.
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Speak and Confer. (2016). Retrieved 2021, May 16, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/confer/speak
Confer & Speak. N.p., 2016. Web. 16 May. 2021. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/confer/speak>.
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