Synonyms and Antonyms of refer (to)
to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically
- Try not to refer to the incident when you meet.
advert (to), cite, drop, instance, mention, name, note, notice, quote, specify, touch (on or upon)
allude (to), hint (at), imply, indicate, infer, intend, intimate, suggest
point (out), signal, signify
bring up, broach, interject, interpolate, interpose, introduce
infiltrate, insinuate, worm
advertise, announce, broadcast, declare, proclaim, pronounce, publicize, publish, sound
to use or seek out as a source of aid, relief, or advantage
- She studied so she wouldn't have to refer to the book during the exam.