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1. refer

verb. ['rəˈfɝː, rɪˈfɝː'] make reference to.

Synonyms

  • have in mind
  • touch on
  • cross-refer
  • remember
  • drag up
  • advert
  • speak of the devil
  • mean
  • dredge up
  • cite
  • think of
  • bring up
  • appeal
  • quote
  • raise
  • mention
  • namedrop
  • name
  • commend

Antonyms

  • miss
  • disengage
  • discolor
  • abstain

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Words that Rhyme with Refer

  • entrepreneur
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  • ramseur
  • monsieur
  • lefleur
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  • defleur
  • credeur
  • confer
  • concur
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  • oclair
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  • mcgirr
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  • liqueur
  • inter
  • infer
  • incur
  • esquer
  • dufur
  • deter
  • demur

How do you pronounce refer?

Pronounce refer as rɪˈfər.

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Example sentences of the word refer


1. Verb, base form
Your doctor will likely refer you for a cholecystectomy if you have gallbladder dyskinesia.

2.
Noun, singular or mass
Retrieve your loan documents and
refer** to the section on "My Right to Cancel."

Quotes containing the word refer


1. There's a misconception that survival of the fittest means survival of the most aggressive. The adjective 'Darwinian' used to refer to ruthless competition; you used to read that in business journals. But that's not what Darwinian means to a biologist; it's whatever leads to reproductive success.
- Steven Pinker

2. We get the worrywart, the hypochondriac, the money-grubbing miser, the intractable negotiator... Some would say certain of these refer to the stereotypical, or 'stage' Jew. But objectively speaking, the only crime in humor is an unfunny joke.
- Alan King

3. When it comes to Pakistan, the first word that comes to the mind of the Chinese is 'iron brother.' To us Chinese, Pakistan is always a trustworthy friend who is as solid as iron. Actually, Chinese netizens refer to Pakistan as 'Iron Pak.' This testifies to the strength of China-Pakistan friendship.
- Li Keqiang

2. cross-refer

verb. refer from one entry to another, as in catalogues, books, and lists.

Synonyms

  • mention
  • bring up
  • cite
  • name
  • refer

Antonyms

  • lower
  • curse
  • bless
  • demote

3. refer

verb. ['rəˈfɝː, rɪˈfɝː'] be relevant to.

Synonyms

  • pertain
  • touch on
  • come to
  • regard
  • revolve around
  • relate
  • touch
  • apply
  • advert
  • center
  • bear on
  • concentrate on
  • affect
  • hold
  • focus on
  • concern
  • revolve about
  • go for
  • involve
  • matter to
  • interest
  • allude
  • center on

Antonyms

  • relax
  • tense
  • stimulate
  • de-energize

4. refer

verb. ['rəˈfɝː, rɪˈfɝː'] think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to another.

Synonyms

  • sort out
  • sort
  • class
  • assort
  • separate

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • break
  • esteem
  • respect

5. refer

verb. ['rəˈfɝː, rɪˈfɝː'] send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision.

Synonyms

  • send
  • direct
  • submit
  • recommit

Antonyms

  • peripheral
  • right
  • left
  • discontinue

6. refer

verb. ['rəˈfɝː, rɪˈfɝː'] seek information from.

Synonyms

  • look up
  • research

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • disesteem
  • inattention

7. refer

verb. ['rəˈfɝː, rɪˈfɝː'] have as a meaning.

Synonyms

  • recall
  • express
  • slur
  • stand for
  • twist around
  • apply
  • euphemise
  • pervert
  • mean
  • return
  • come back
  • intend
  • identify
  • denote
  • euphemize
  • sophisticate
  • state
  • twist
  • convolute
  • name
  • signify

Antonyms

  • heedless
  • heedful
  • dishonor
  • dissociate

8. refer

verb. ['rəˈfɝː, rɪˈfɝː'] use a name to designate.

Synonyms

  • name

Antonyms

  • defy
  • exempt
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