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Synonyms and antonyms for reference

1. reference (n.)

a remark that calls attention to something or someone

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2. reference (n.)

a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage

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4. reference (n.)

an indicator that orients you generally

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5. reference (n.)

a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability

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6. reference (n.)

the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to

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7. reference (n.)

the act of referring or consulting

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8. reference (n.)

(computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored

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9. reference (v.)

refer to

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10. reference (n.)

the relation between a word or phrase and the object or idea it refers to

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