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Definition of Refer

Refer v. i. means: To have relation or reference; to relate; to point; as, the figure refers to a footnote.

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Refer v. i. means: To have relation or reference; to relate; to point; as, the figure refers to a footnote.

Meaning of Refer

Refer (v. i.) means: To have relation or reference; to relate; to point; as, the figure refers to a footnote.

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Refer (v. t.): Hence: To send or direct away; to send or direct elsewhere, as for treatment, aid, information, decision, etc.; to make over, or pass over, to another; as, to refer a student to an author; to refer a beggar to an officer; to refer a bill to a committee; a court refers a matter of fact to a commissioner for investigation, or refers a question of law to a superior tribunal.

Refer (v. i.): To have recourse; to apply; to appeal; to betake one's self; as, to refer to a dictionary.

Envelop (n.): A set of limits for the performance capabilities of some type of machine, originally used to refer to aircraft. Now also used metaphorically to refer to capabilities of any system in general, including human organizations, esp. in the phrase push the envelope. It is used to refer to the maximum performance available at the current state of the technology, and therefore refers to a class of machines in general, not a specific machine.

Remit (v. t.): To send off or away; hence: (a) To refer or direct (one) for information, guidance, help, etc. "Remitting them . . . to the works of Galen." Sir T. Elyot. (b) To submit, refer, or leave (something) for judgment or decision.

Report (v. t.): To refer.

Referring (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Refer

Referred (imp. & p. p.): of Refer

Relate (v. t.): To refer; to ascribe, as to a source.

Imply (v. t.): To refer, ascribe, or attribute.

Refer (v. t.): To carry or send back.

Anachronize (v. t.): To refer to, or put into, a wrong time.

Defer (v. t.): To lay before; to submit in a respectful manner; to refer; -- with to.

Allude (v. t.): To compare allusively; to refer (something) as applicable.

Apply (v. t.): To betake; to address; to refer; -- used reflexively.

Cite (v. t.): To refer to or specify, as for support, proof, illustration, or confirmation.

Relate (v. i.): To stand in some relation; to have bearing or concern; to pertain; to refer; -- with to.

Attribute (v. t.): To ascribe; to consider (something) as due or appropriate (to); to refer, as an effect to a cause; to impute; to assign; to consider as belonging (to).

Advert (v. i.): To turn the mind or attention; to refer; to take heed or notice; -- with to; as, he adverted to what was said.

Refer (v. i.): To have relation or reference; to relate; to point; as, the figure refers to a footnote.

Compromise (n.): A mutual agreement to refer matters in dispute to the decision of arbitrators.

Refer (v. i.): To carry the mind or thought; to direct attention; as, the preacher referred to the late election.

Harp (n.): To dwell on or recur to a subject tediously or monotonously in speaking or in writing; to refer to something repeatedly or continually; -- usually with on or upon.

Allude (v. i.): To refer to something indirectly or by suggestion; to have reference to a subject not specifically and plainly mentioned; -- followed by to; as, the story alludes to a recent transaction.

Intimate (a.): To suggest obscurely or indirectly; to refer to remotely; to give slight notice of; to hint; as, he intimated his intention of resigning his office.

Refer (v. i.): To direct inquiry for information or a guarantee of any kind, as in respect to one's integrity, capacity, pecuniary ability, and the like; as, I referred to his employer for the truth of his story.

Refer (v. t.): To place in or under by a mental or rational process; to assign to, as a class, a cause, source, a motive, reason, or ground of explanation; as, he referred the phenomena to electrical disturbances.

Notice (v. t.): To show that one has observed; to take public note of; remark upon; to make comments on; to refer to; as, to notice a book.

Name (n.): To mention by name; to utter or publish the name of; to refer to by distinctive title; to mention.

Instance (v. t.): To mention as a case or example; to refer to; to cite; as, to instance a fact.

Naturize (v. t.): To endow with a nature or qualities; to refer to nature.

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Meaning of interval

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Meaning of Toe-Rag

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Meaning of Refer

Refer means: Hence: To send or direct away; to send or direct elsewhere, as for treatment, aid, information, decision, etc.; to make over, or pass over, to another; as, to refer a student to an author; to refer a beggar to an officer; to refer a bill to a committee; a court refers a matter of fact to a commissioner for investigation, or refers a question of law to a superior tribunal.

Meaning of Refer

Refer means: To have recourse; to apply; to appeal; to betake one's self; as, to refer to a dictionary.

Meaning of Envelop

Envelop means: A set of limits for the performance capabilities of some type of machine, originally used to refer to aircraft. Now also used metaphorically to refer to capabilities of any system in general, including human organizations, esp. in the phrase push the envelope. It is used to refer to the maximum performance available at the current state of the technology, and therefore refers to a class of machines in general, not a specific machine.

Meaning of Remit

Remit means: To send off or away; hence: (a) To refer or direct (one) for information, guidance, help, etc. "Remitting them . . . to the works of Galen." Sir T. Elyot. (b) To submit, refer, or leave (something) for judgment or decision.

Meaning of Report

Report means: To refer.

Meaning of Referring

Referring means: of Refer

Meaning of Referred

Referred means: of Refer

Meaning of Relate

Relate means: To refer; to ascribe, as to a source.

Meaning of Imply

Imply means: To refer, ascribe, or attribute.

Meaning of Refer

Refer means: To carry or send back.

Meaning of Anachronize

Anachronize means: To refer to, or put into, a wrong time.

Meaning of Defer

Defer means: To lay before; to submit in a respectful manner; to refer; -- with to.

Meaning of Allude

Allude means: To compare allusively; to refer (something) as applicable.

Meaning of Apply

Apply means: To betake; to address; to refer; -- used reflexively.

Meaning of Cite

Cite means: To refer to or specify, as for support, proof, illustration, or confirmation.

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