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1. reference

noun. ['ˈrɛfɝəns, ˈrɛfrəns'] a remark that calls attention to something or someone.

Synonyms

  • comment
  • allusion
  • mention
  • remark
  • input
  • retrospection

Antonyms

  • irresponsibility
  • irresponsibleness
  • unthoughtfulness
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • -ence (English)
  • refer (English)

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Rhymes with Frame Of Reference

  • preference
  • deference

2. reference

noun. ['ˈrɛfɝəns, ˈrɛfrəns'] a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage.

Synonyms

  • cross-reference
  • acknowledgment
  • quotation
  • note
  • credit
  • mention
  • photo credit
  • cite
  • notation
  • citation
  • annotation

Antonyms

  • praise
  • uppercase
  • superscript
  • subscript

Etymology

  • -ence (English)
  • refer (English)

3. reference

noun. ['ˈrɛfɝəns, ˈrɛfrəns'] a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts.

Synonyms

  • book
  • book of maps
  • book of facts
  • enchiridion
  • cookery book
  • cyclopedia
  • cyclopaedia
  • reference book
  • encyclopaedia
  • wordbook
  • instruction book
  • cookbook
  • map collection
  • handbook
  • vade mecum
  • reference work
  • yearbook
  • yearly
  • encyclopedia
  • annual
  • directory
  • atlas

Antonyms

  • debit
  • cash
  • nonpayment
  • hardware

Etymology

  • -ence (English)
  • refer (English)

4. reference

noun. ['ˈrɛfɝəns, ˈrɛfrəns'] an indicator that orients you generally.

Synonyms

  • point of reference
  • lubber line
  • lubber's line
  • white line
  • bench mark
  • landmark
  • lubber's point
  • benchmark
  • reference point
  • lubber's mark
  • buoy
  • target
  • mark

Antonyms

  • agitate
  • erase
  • contraction
  • shortness

Etymology

  • -ence (English)
  • refer (English)

5. reference

noun. ['ˈrɛfɝəns, ˈrɛfrəns'] a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability.

Synonyms

  • good word
  • character
  • character reference
  • recommendation

Antonyms

  • go
  • skew
  • tactlessness
  • con

Etymology

  • -ence (English)
  • refer (English)

6. reference

noun. ['ˈrɛfɝəns, ˈrɛfrəns'] the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to.

Synonyms

  • meaning
  • denotation
  • substance

Antonyms

  • biennial
  • sink
  • detach
  • add

Etymology

  • -ence (English)
  • refer (English)

7. frame

noun. ['ˈfreɪm'] the framework for a pair of eyeglasses.

Synonyms

  • eyeglasses
  • specs
  • glasses
  • framework
  • chase

Antonyms

  • debtor
  • nonreligious person
  • follower
  • bad guy

Etymology

  • framen (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. frame

noun. ['ˈfreɪm'] a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film.

Synonyms

  • photograph
  • picture
  • exposure
  • pic

Antonyms

  • leader
  • member
  • good guy
  • smoker

Etymology

  • framen (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. frame

verb. ['ˈfreɪm'] enclose in or as if in a frame.

Synonyms

  • inclose
  • enclose
  • close in
  • border
  • frame in

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • heavenly
  • infinite
  • immortal

Etymology

  • framen (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. frame

noun. ['ˈfreɪm'] alternative names for the body of a human being.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • shape
  • physique
  • female body
  • form
  • homo
  • material body
  • chassis
  • physical structure
  • human body
  • individual
  • soma
  • human
  • male body
  • human being
  • build
  • juvenile body
  • physical body
  • mortal
  • man
  • organic structure
  • person
  • figure
  • body
  • adult body
  • anatomy
  • bod
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • religious person
  • bad person
  • acquaintance
  • agonist

Etymology

  • framen (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with frame-of-reference


1. Noun Phrase
Typically, these books will tell you the spot price (the price per ounce of gold at a given time) that the coin prices are based on, to serve as a frame of reference.

2. Noun Phrase
Even if you ascribe numeric or alphabetic grades to these elements, it's critical to supplement them with specific examples so that readers will understand your frame of reference.

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