make reference to

Definition of make reference to

:to talk or write about in brief way :to mention
  • She made reference to our agreement.

Word by Word Definitions

make play
  1. : behave, act

  2. : to begin or seem to begin (an action)

  3. : to cause to happen to or be experienced by someone

  1. : the manner or style in which a thing is constructed

  2. : brand

  3. : the physical, mental, or moral constitution of a person

reference play
  1. : the act of referring or consulting

  2. : a bearing on a matter : relation

  3. : something that refers: such as

  1. : used or usable for reference

  1. : to supply with references

  2. : to cite in or as a reference

  3. : to put in a form (such as a table) adapted to easy reference


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