[ref-er-uh ns, ref-ruh ns] /ˈrɛf ər əns, ˈrɛf rəns/
an act or instance of .
a mention; allusion.
something for which a name or designation stands; denotation.
a direction in a book or writing to some other book, passage, etc.
a book, passage, etc., to which one is directed.
material contained in a footnote or bibliography, or to by a reference mark.
use or recourse for purposes of information:
a library for public reference.
a person to whom one for testimony as to one’s character, abilities, etc.
a statement, usually written, as to a person’s character, abilities, etc.
relation, regard, or respect:
all persons, without reference to age.
verb (used with object), referenced, referencing.
to furnish (a book, dissertation, etc.) with references:
Each new volume is thoroughly referenced.
to arrange (notes, data, etc.) for easy reference:
Statistical data is referenced in the glossary.
to reference a file.
the act or an instance of referring
something referred, esp proceedings submitted to a referee in law
a direction of the attention to a passage elsewhere or to another book, document, etc
a book or passage referred to
a mention or allusion: this book contains several references to the Civil War
a written testimonial regarding one’s character or capabilities
a person referred to for such a testimonial
point of reference, a fact forming the basis of an evaluation or assessment; criterion
terms of reference, the specific limits of responsibility that determine the activities of an investigating body, etc
to furnish or compile a list of references for (an academic thesis, publication, etc)
to make a reference to; refer to: he referenced Chomsky, 1956
(commerce) with reference to: reference your letter of the 9th inst, re
1580s, “act of referring,” from refer + -ance, or else from French référence, from Medieval Latin *referentia, from Latin referentem (nominative referens), present participle of referre (see refer). Meaning “direction to a book or passage” is recorded from 1610s. Meaning “testimonial” is from 1895. Reference book dates from 1808. Phrase in reference to is attested from 1590s.
1620s, “to assign;” as “to provide with a reference,” 1837 (implied in referenced), from reference (n.). Related: Referencing.
see: in regard (reference) to
[rej-uh-strey-shuh n] /ˌrɛdʒ əˈstreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of registering. 2. an instance of this. 3. an entry in a register. 4. the group or number registered. 5. an official act of registering one’s name in the list of qualified voters. 6. a certificate attesting to the fact that someone or something has been […]
[reg-yuh-leyt] /ˈrɛg yəˌleɪt/ verb (used with object), regulated, regulating. 1. to control or direct by a rule, principle, method, etc.: to regulate household expenses. 2. to adjust to some standard or requirement, as amount, degree, etc.: to regulate the temperature. 3. to adjust so as to ensure accuracy of operation: to regulate a watch. 4. […]
[mis-ri-mem-ber] /ˌmɪs rɪˈmɛm bər/ verb (used with or without object) 1. to incorrectly. 2. to fail to ; forget. v. 1530s, from mis- (1) + remember. Related: Misremembered; misremembering.
burning of waters, supposed to be salt-pans, or lime-kilns, or glass-factories, a place to which Joshua pursued a party of Canaanites after the defeat of Jabin (Josh. 11:8). It is identified with the ruin Musheirifeh, at the promontory of en-Nakhurah, some 11 miles north of Acre.