Confer and Talk


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Confer verb – To exchange viewpoints or seek advice for the purpose of finding a solution to a problem.
Usage example: my parents are going to confer with a financial adviser about saving for their retirement

Talk is a synonym for confer in discuss topic. In some cases you can use "Talk" instead a verb "Confer", when it comes to topics like speech, collect, speak, consult.
Nearby Words: conference, conferred, conferring, conferment
Synonyms for Confer


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Talk verb – To give a formal often extended talk on a subject.
Confer is a synonym for talk in collect topic. You can use "Confer" instead a verb "Talk", if it concerns topics such as speak, converse, discuss with another.
Nearby Words: talking, talkative, talker, talkie
Synonyms for Talk

Common collocations

thanks confer thanks talk thanks
series confer series talk series
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