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Definition of "conferred" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of confer. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "conferred" in a sentence
  • "At the breakfast table she eats jam insouciantly with her fingers, and as the crisis emerges, she is uniquely able to placate Claire's child Leo, demonstrating an intuitive wisdom and coming into her own as "Auntie Steel-breaker", the name conferred upon her by said nephew."
  • "When he was eighteen years old he had won the title of Scholastic King of Bridge, a designation conferred by the American Contract Bridge League upon the best high school-age player in the country."
  • "James I., while following in the footsteps of Queen Elizabeth, and refusing to acknowledge the title conferred by the Emperor, acknowledged Sir"