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synonyms for referent

  • antecedent
  • denotation
  • term
  • thing
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How to use referent in a sentence

This is in contrast to normal science that requires an external referent for objects of study in order to avoid circular thinking.
NURSING AS CARINGANNE BOYKIN
Either the term "minor epic" or "epyllion" is satisfactory, provided its referent is clear, and accurately described.
SEVEN MINOR EPICS OF THE ENGLISH RENAISSANCE (1596-1624)DUNSTAN GALE
Geometry frequently uses notations whose referent is rather abstract.
THE CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACYMIHAI NADIN
The only referent of philosophy is the human being constituted in practical experiences.
THE CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACYMIHAI NADIN
The strategy is to place the domain of the referent in the writings.
THE CIVILIZATION OF ILLITERACYMIHAI NADIN
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