Synonyms and Antonyms of reference
1 something mentioned in a text as providing related and especially supporting information <the author's argument is interesting, but the lack of references makes me wonder if it can be proven> Synonyms authority, source Related Words citation, excerpt, extract, quotation; caption, cross-reference, footnote, note
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