Visit the forum if you have a language query!

refer

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
Ideas lose themselves as quickly as quail, and one must wing them the minute they rise out of the grass, or they are gone.
Thomas F. Kennedy
Jump to: navigation, search
Wikipedia-logo-en.png
Wikipedia has articles on:
Wikipedia

English

Pronunciation

Etymology

Verb

Infinitive
to refer

Third person singular
refer

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
r

to refer (third-person singular simple present refer, present participle r, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. (transitive) To direct the attention of.
    The shop assistant referred me to the help desk on ground floor.
  2. (transitive) To submit to an authority figure for consideration.
    He referred the matter to the principal.
  3. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To allude to, make a reference or allusion to.

Synonyms

Translations

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Help:How to check translations.

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE