Complete Definition of "refer"

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English

Pronunciation
AHD|rī-fûr
rhymes|ÉË(r)

Etymology
From ME. term|referren|langenm, from OF. term|referer|langfro, from L. term|referre|langla, from term|re-|langla + term|ferre||to carry or bear|lang=la; see bher- in Indo-European Roots.

Verb
en-verb|refer|r|ed

  1. transitive To direct to a source for help or information.

#: The shop assistant referred me to the help desk on ground floor.

  1. transitive To submit to an authority figure for consideration.
  2. transitive To direct the attention of.
  3. context|intransitive|construed with to To allude to, make a reference or allusion to.

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Synonyms
delegate
direct

Translations
trans-top|To direct to a source for help or information
Arabic: ARchar|اشار اÙÙ IPAchar|(âaÅ¡Ära íla)
Chinese: è«å°, è°å° (tándào)
Dutch: t-|nl|verwijzen, t|nl|doorverwijzen
Finnish: t+|fi|ohjata, t-|fi|neuvoa
French: t+|fr|référer
German: t+|de|verweisen
Greek: t|el|ÏαÏαÏέμÏÏ|sc=Grek (parapémpo)
Hungarian: hivatkozni, vonatkozik
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Italian: t+|it|riferire
Japanese: åãåããã (ã¨ããããã, toiawaseru)
Korean: ì¸ê¸íë¤ (eongeuphada)
Portuguese: t+|pt|referir
Russian: оÑноÑиÑÑ (otnosítâ)
Spanish: t+|es|referir
Swedish: hänvisa (till)
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trans-top|To submit to an authority figure for consideration
Dutch: t-|nl|verwijzen
Greek: t|el|ÏαÏαÏέμÏÏ|sc=Grek (parapémpo)
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Swedish: hänvisa (till)
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trans-top|To direct the attention of
Dutch: t-|nl|verwijzen
Greek: t|el|αναÏέÏÏ|sc=Grek (anaféro)
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Swedish: hänvisa (till)
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trans-top|To allude to
Finnish: viitata
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ttbc|French: référer
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ttbc|Norwegian: henvise
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