cross-refer


cross–re·fer

verb \ˌkrs-ri-ˈfər\

: to direct a reader to more information that can be found in another place

Full Definition of CROSS-REFER

transitive verb
:  to refer (a reader) by a notation or direction from one place to another (as in a book, list, or catalog)
intransitive verb
:  to make a cross-reference

First Known Use of CROSS-REFER

1879

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