Referring



verb (used with object), referred, referring.
1.
to direct for information or anything required:
He referred me to books on astrology.
2.
to direct the attention or thoughts of:
The asterisk refers the reader to a footnote.
3.
to hand over or submit for information, consideration, decision, etc.:
to refer the argument to arbitration.
4.
to assign to a class, period, etc.; regard as belonging or related.
5.
to have relation; relate; apply.
verb (used without object), referred, referring.
6.
to direct attention, as a reference mark does.
7.
to have recourse or resort; turn, as for aid or information:
to refer to one’s notes.
8.
to make reference or allusion:
The author referred to his teachers twice in his article.
verb (often foll by to) -fers, -ferring, -ferred
1.
(intransitive) to make mention (of)
2.
(transitive) to direct the attention of (someone) for information, facts, etc: the reader is referred to Chomsky, 1965
3.
(intransitive) to seek information (from): I referred to a dictionary of English usage, he referred to his notes
4.
(intransitive) to be relevant (to); pertain or relate (to): this song refers to an incident in the Civil War
5.
(transitive) to assign or attribute: Cromwell referred his victories to God
6.
(transitive) to hand over for consideration, reconsideration, or decision: to refer a complaint to another department
7.
(transitive) to hand back to the originator as unacceptable or unusable
8.
(transitive) (Brit) to fail (a student) in an examination
9.
(transitive) (Brit) to send back (a thesis) to a student for improvement
10.
refer to drawer, a request by a bank that the payee consult the drawer concerning a cheque payable by that bank (usually because the drawer has insufficient funds in his account), payment being suspended in the meantime
11.
(transitive) to direct (a patient) for treatment to another doctor, usually a specialist
12.
(transitive) (social welfare) to direct (a client) to another agency or professional for a service

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