"confer (cf.)" (Latin)

What does the Latin term confer (cf.) mean?

"Confer" (often abbreviated to cf.) is a Latin term that means "compare" or "consult." It is commonly used to indicate a reference or consultation with a particular source or person in order to gain information, clarify a point, or seek guidance.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three example sentences using the term "confer":
  • Please confer with your supervisor before making any major decisions.
  • For more details on the topic, confer the recommended reading list provided by the professor.
  • The lawyer advised his client to confer with a financial expert before finalizing the investment plan.
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