Another word for refer
regard, relate, have relation, have to do with, apply, be about, answer to, involve, connect, be a matter of, have a bearing on, correspond with, bear upon, comprise, include, belong, pertain, have reference, take in, cover, appertain, point, hold, encompass, incorporate, touch, deal with; see also concern 1.
allude to, bring up, direct a remark, make reference to, make an allusion to, advert, ascribe, direct attention to, call attention to, attribute, cite, quote, hint at, point out, point to, note, notice, indicate, speak about, suggest, touch on, give as an example, associate, adduce, exemplify, instance, excerpt, extract; see also mention.
refer implies deliberate, direct, and open mention of something he referred in detail to their corrupt practices; allude implies indirect, often casual mention, as by a hint or a figure of speech although she used different names, she was alluding to her family
Another word for referverb
To direct (a person) elsewhere for help or information:send, transfer, turn over. See move
To regard as belonging to or resulting from another:accredit, ascribe, assign, attribute, charge, credit, impute, lay1. See give
To call or direct attention to something:advert, bring up, mention, point, point out, touch (on or upon). See words
To be pertinent:appertain, apply, bear on (or upon), concern, pertain, relate. Idioms: have a bearing on, have to do with. See relevant
To look to when in need:apply, go, repair2, resort, run, turn. Idioms: fall back on (or upon), have recourse to. See used