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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
to refer (third-person singular simple present refer, present participle r, simple past and past participle ed)
- From Middle English referren, from Old French referer, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] referre, from re- + ferre (“‘to carry or bear’”); see bher- in Indo-European Roots.
Third person singular
- (transitive) To direct the attention of.
- The shop assistant referred me to the help desk on ground floor.
- (transitive) To submit to an authority figure for consideration.
- He referred the matter to the principal.
- (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To allude to, make a reference or allusion to.
To direct to a source for help or information
To submit to an authority figure for consideration
To direct the attention of
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