confer with (someone)

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confer with (someone)

To discuss something with someone. I need to confer with you on the candidates we've interviewed so far—are you free this afternoon? I need to confer with your mother on this issue before making a decision.
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confer with someone

(about someone or something) Go to confer on someone or something (with someone)
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References in classic literature ?
And here a difficulty arose, which always does arise when two people are specially brought together at a dinner to confer with one another.
This doesn't happen because the editors of the rival networks and newspapers confer with one another.
The study is limited by the fact that it occurred only within one institution and that the investigator was not always present to ensure raters did not confer with one another during evaluations.
The consultations were to help the respective communities confer with one another about their future in Sudan after South Sudan left.
The reader should confer with one's assigned general counsel for any related legal analysis or advice.]
2 : to compare views especially in studying a problem <The umpires decided to confer with one another.>
There is no need to leave your desk to confer with one or more colleagues on a topic of interest or concern.
These capabilities allowed soldiers to conduct meetings, request assistance, and confer with one another without having to travel, saving them the time and effort of arranging transportation and traveling, and increasing their safety by keeping them off of roads.
The site seems to have been constructed by multiple individuals who did not confer with one another.
In the near future, consultations and meetings will include technology that will make it possible for counselors from different schools to confer with one another face-to-face without leaving their offices.