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adjective as in alluding

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Clark, who left Hogan’s administration at the end of May, referred questions to current administration officials.

So there are entrepreneurs and operators I know that are referring other entrepreneurs to me.

After securing 60 acres of land, the “three city boys,” as Koney refers to himself and his co-founders, moved to the “middle of nowhere” to put their model to the test.

From Ozy

OTT refers to TV content that is delivered over the internet.

From Digiday

Everybody is a previous customer or has been referred by one.

From Fortune

“You are applying Western metrics to someone who is not using that metric against you,” referring to ISIS, Bolger said.

“A mother has lost a son,” referring to his late cousin Akai.

He was referring to web censorship behind the Great Firewall.

He was referring to the genocide of Muslims during the Bosnian War.

I ask Alexander Gilkes, referring to Prince William and Kate Middleton, whose wedding he attended.

The weight percentage can be found by referring to Purdy's tables, given later.

The Daily News, in referring to this, suggests that "peacock temper" was a misprint for "pique, or temper."

He was referring to the value of asbestos millboard as a lining for fireproof cases and deed boxes.

The folks that know it all are the squabs, chuckled Bobby, referring to the freshman class.

"The things," Mr. Devenish, is my rather stuffy way of referring to all the delightful poems that you are going to eat to-night.


On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to referring, such as: attributing, citing, hinting, implying, indicating, and mentioning.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.