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refer to

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of refer

  1. 1 to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically try not to refer to the recent death of her aunt Synonyms of refer to advert (to), cite, drop, instance, name, note, notice, quote, mention (to), specify, touch (on or upon)Words Related to refer to allude (to), hint (at), imply, indicate, infer, intend, intimate, suggest; point (out), signal, signify; denominate, designate; indicate; bring up, broach, interject, interpolate, interpose, introduce; infiltrate, insinuate, worm; advertise, announce, broadcast, declare, proclaim, pronounce, publicize, publish, sound; clarify, clear (up), elucidate, explain, explicate, spell outNear Antonyms of refer to disregard, forget, ignore, neglect, overlook, overpass, pass over, slight

  2. 2 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 Synonyms of refer to consult, go (to), resort (to), turn (to)Words Related to refer to employ, use, utilize; depend (on), rely (on)


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