verb (used without object), con·ferred, con·fer·ring.
verb (used with object), con·ferred, con·fer·ring.
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The preliminaries, formal or otherwise, to the conferment of degrees have now been described.The Oxford Degree Ceremony|Joseph Wells
"Not from men" excludes human derivation; "not through man," human intervention in the conferment of Paul's office.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Galatians|G. G. Findlay
But Athanasius apprehended this redemption as a conferment, from without and from above, of a divine nature.Edward Caldwell Moore|Edward Moore