He conferred the rank of general on 52 commanders.
The university can confer the degree of Bachelor of Science.
She could confer happiness or unhappiness with just a look.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2
We should have conferred about it in advance.
He conferred with several specialists.
She conferred with Murphy on the plans for the building.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1
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