CONFER (_third-person singular simple present_ CONFERS, _present participle_ CONFERRING, _simple past and past participle_ CONFERRED)
* (obsolete, intransitive) To compare. [16th–18th c.]
* 1557 (book title):
The Newe Testament ... CONFERRED diligently with the Greke, and best approued translations.
* 1621, Robert Burton, _The Anatomy of Melancholy_, II.3.1.i:
CONFER thine estate with others