Reference synonyms

rĕf'ər-əns, rĕf'rəns
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A reference to a legal authority, such as a statute, court decision, or treatise, that supports or contradicts a legal argument or position. See also the Bluebook.
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An act of something being mentioned.
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The act of referring
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The act of referring
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The act of referring
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The act of referring
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The act of referring
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The act of relating, or forming or identifying relationships; relation.
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The act or an instance of mentioning something:
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A small, barely detectable amount of.
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An implied meaning; implicit significance.
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Letters, numbers, or symbols forming words, phrases, etc., used chiefly in a text message
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A source
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The records or accounts, as of a business, kept in such a book or books
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An individual thing or element of a class; a particular object or item:
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(Countable) The style of writing of a person.
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A source
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(Libraries) such a book that may not be borrowed.
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A reference work containing an alphabetical list of words, with information given for each word, usually including meaning, pronunciation, and etymology.
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A comprehensive reference work containing articles on a wide range of subjects or on numerous aspects of a particular field, usually arranged alphabetically.
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A categorized index of terms for use in information retrieval, as from a computer
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A book of directions, as for church service
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A handbook on some other subject
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Something related to but of lesser importance than a larger work or occurrence:
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A person who has seen someone or something and can bear witness to the fact.
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One who informs against others; an informer.
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The set of legal rules determining what testimony, documents, and objects may be admitted as proof in a trial.
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A person whom one knows well and is fond of; intimate associate; close acquaintance
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A person, firm or other entity which pays for or hires the services of another person.
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One that supports, protects, or champions someone or something, such as an institution, event, or cause; a sponsor or benefactor:
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A junior member of a law firm who typically works on salary and does not share in the ownership, profits, or decision-making of the firm.
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One who provides or works with backs or backing.
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An additional dose of an immunizing agent, such as a vaccine or toxoid, given at a time period of weeks to years after the initial dose to sustain the immune response elicited by the first dose. Tetanus, diphtheria, and measles vaccines are commonly given in booster doses.
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The act of recommending, or calling attention to, a person or thing as suited to some purpose
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(Education, certification) Permission to carry out a specific skill or application in a field in which the practitioner already has a general licence.
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A statement testifying to a person's qualifications, character, etc. or to the merits of some product, service, etc.; letter or statement of recommendation
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Able to be ascribed.
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Capable of being assigned.
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Allowed to be attributed.
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Clearly related to a matter at hand.
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Capable of being referred to
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Of a word or phrase applied to a particular person, place, or thing and not to any other.
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(Archaic) An act of looking or gazing.
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The description and identification of the editions, dates of issue, authorship, and typography of books or other written material.
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A physical link, such as by wire or fiber-optic cable, between two or more points in a telecommunications system:
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Plural form of credential: Documentary evidence of someone's right to credit or authority, especially such a document given to an ambassador by a country.
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An alphabetical list of contents, as names or subjects; specif., such a list, together with the page numbers where they appear in the text, usually placed at the end of a book or other publication
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An indirect remark, gesture, or reference, usually implying something derogatory; insinuation
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A stock of terms used in a particular profession, subject, or style; a vocabulary:
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A small reference book, especially one giving instructions.
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(Archaic) Intention; purpose
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A brief or casual expression of opinion; a comment:
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Courteous expressions of regard
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Alternative form of vade mecum.
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To turn attention. Used with to :
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To make an indirect reference:
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To assign or attribute to; regard as originated by.
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Characterization in fiction or drama:
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A meeting between physicians to discuss the diagnosis or treatment of a case.
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The most specific or direct meaning of a word, in contrast to its figurative or associated meanings.
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An addition that increases the area, influence, operation, or contents of something:
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A string of keyboard characters serving as an assigned name or designation, as for a network mailbox, a website, etc.
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(computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
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A compendium of information, which is not intended to be read from beginning to end, and is compiled for ease of reference. Examples include encyclopedias and dictionaries.
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a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
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A statement, concerning the character of a person, furnished for someone applying for a post
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To bring forward, provide, or refer to as authority, illustration, precedent, proof, or support. To bring forward, provide, or refer to as authority, illustration, precedent, proof, or support. A citation to a statute, judicial decision, treatise, or other legal authority.
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An answer or response in return for something:
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Reputation for solvency and integrity entitling a person to be trusted in buying or borrowing:
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Alternative form of point of reference.
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An unique intellectual datum used to relate other ideas.
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The act of referring
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The act of referring
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Possible to impute or ascribe; attributable:
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