confer etymology

Latin word confer comes from Latin fero, Latin con-

Detailed word origin of confer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fero Latin (lat) I bear, carry. I cast (a vote); pass or ratify (a law). I report. I suffer, endure. I support, hold up.
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
confer Latin (lat)

Words with the same origin as confer

Descendants of con-
comes comitia commune communis competere condicio coniunx constat constitutum consuetudo consul contentus continuo coram curia