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See definition of refer on Dictionary.com
  • verbmention
  • verbdirect, guide
  • verbconcern, apply
  • verbseek information

synonyms for refer

  • assign
  • attribute
  • cite
  • hint
  • indicate
  • introduce
  • invoke
  • point out
  • specify
  • accredit
  • adduce
  • advert
  • allude
  • ascribe
  • associate
  • charge
  • credit
  • designate
  • excerpt
  • exemplify
  • extract
  • glance
  • impute
  • insert
  • instance
  • interpolate
  • lay
  • name
  • notice
  • point
  • quote
  • bring up
  • direct attention
  • give as example
  • make allusion
  • make mention of
  • make reference
  • put down to
  • speak about
  • speak of
  • touch on
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antonyms for refer

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  • ignore
  • neglect
  • remove
  • hold back
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How to use refer in a sentence

Some refer to the temps at which you can sleep comfortably, while others to the lowest possible temperature at which an average person will feel comfortable.
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Maybe he’s referring to the “interest” forms and alerts available from hospitals — I’ve signed up for those.
GETTING A CORONAVIRUS VACCINE APPOINTMENT FILLS ME WITH DESPAIR. EVERY SEARCH ENDS IN FRUSTRATION, AND I’M AT A LOW POINT OF A LONG, DARK YEAR.MARLENE CIMONSFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The first clue is the exhibition’s title, “Vertical Internal,” which refers to the spaces between the scan lines in an analog television signal.
IN THE GALLERIES: EXPLORING THE TENSION BETWEEN PHYSICAL AND DIGITAL ARTMARK JENKINSFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Pirates, then, are seen as romantic heroes — the underdogs fighting the establishment — whom historian Marcus Rediker refers to as proto-democratic, egalitarian and multicultural.
THE BUCCANEERS EMBODY TAMPA’S LOVE OF PIRATES. IS THAT A PROBLEM?JAMIE GOODALLFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Last summer, Bregman referred him a big case simply because he wanted to help Peretti get a legal experience he had not yet had.
MARYLAND ATTORNEY FOUND DEAD IN HIS HOME AFTER POLICE RESPONDED TO POSSIBLE BURGLARYKATIE METTLER, PETER HERMANNFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Rather than referring to Moderna or Pfizer’s vaccines, we should be calling them “the people’s vaccines,” as two doctors recently noted in The Nation.
THE LEARNING CURVE: IS IT VACCINES FOR ALL OR NO SCHOOL?WILL HUNTSBERRYFEBRUARY 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
This refers to the device underneath the keys that registers each tap.
BEST MECHANICAL KEYBOARD: GAME, CODE, TYPE, AND WORK SMOOTHER AND FASTERPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 4, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
The story has been amended to make clear that he was referring to his role as CEO.
JEFF BEZOS STEPPING DOWN AS AMAZON CEO, TRANSITIONING TO EXECUTIVE CHAIR ROLEJAY GREENE, TONY ROMMFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Younger Americans are moving to more urban areas, a shift referred to as the big sort.
THOSE BIG, MISLEADING MAPS OF PRESIDENTIAL RESULTS BY LAND AREA ARE GETTING WORSEPHILIP BUMPFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Instead, she said, she used the term “we” to refer to “we the patriots.”
THE WOMAN INVOLVED IN THE CAPITOL RIOT HAS NOT BEEN GRANTED PERMISSION TO VACATION IN MEXICO (YET)BRITTANY SHAMMASFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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WORDS RELATED TO REFER

  • ascribe
  • assign
  • charge
  • credit
  • refer
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