To meet and exchange views to reach a decision
To give formally or officially
To grant as a gift
To hold a conference
The faculties of medicine confer the degree of doctor of medicine.
This time a board of Eight Men was chosen to confer with him.
The faculties of theology confer the degrees of bachelor, lice~itiate and doctor of theology.
Sampson himself was not actually present at the battle, having started for Siboney just before it began to confer with General .Shafter, commanding the land forces.
The prima materia thus obtained had to be treated with sulphur (or with sulphur and arsenic) to confer upon it the desired qualities that were missing.