Definition of Confer with
1. Verb. Get or ask advice from. "Sam cannot confer with Sue "; "They had to consult before arriving at a decision"
Generic synonyms: Ask, Enquire, Inquire
Derivative terms: Consultation, Consultation, Consultative, Consultatory, Consultive
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Literary usage of Confer with
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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"He proceeded to Montreuil, probably to confer with the French commissioners as to the meeting of the two kings. On his return to England he was one of the ..."
2. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1875)
"The committee appointed to confer with a committee of the Southern Presbyterian General Assembly reported the proceedings of tho joint meeting of tho two ..."
3. The Lancet (1842)
"... and the medical men should nominate a committee to acquire the requisite informa- tion, and to confer with the guardians on the subject of the ..."
4. History of the Hartford Convention: With a Review of the Policy of the by Theodore Dwight (1833)
"... to meet at Hartford in the state of Connecticut, on the fifteenth day of December next, and confer with such delegates as are or shall bo appointed by ..."
5. The Writings of James Madison: Comprising His Public Papers and His Private by James Madison, Gaillard Hunt (1908)
"... by the resolution of the Senate of the  day of [June] a copy of that resolution, which authorizes the Committee to confer with the P. on the subject ..."