Definition of cross–refer
: to refer (a reader) by a notation or direction from one place to another (as in a book, list, or catalog) A footnote cross-refers the reader to the glossary at the back of the book.
: to make a cross-reference
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CROSS–REFER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cross–refer for English Language Learners
: to direct a reader to more information that can be found in another place
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