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1. referent

adjective. having reference.

Synonyms

  • denotative

Antonyms

  • inconsequence
  • meaninglessness

Etymology

  • -ent (English)
  • refer (English)

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2. co-referent

adjective. relating to coreference.

3. self-referent

adjective. referring back to itself.

Synonyms

  • backward

Antonyms

  • voluntary
  • prospective

4. referent

noun. the first term in a proposition; the term to which other terms relate.

Antonyms

  • insignificant

Etymology

  • -ent (English)
  • refer (English)

5. referent

noun. something that refers; a term that refers to another term.

Antonyms

  • unimportance

Etymology

  • -ent (English)
  • refer (English)

6. referent

noun. something referred to; the object of a reference.

Synonyms

  • import
  • meaning
  • designatum
  • signification
  • antecedent
  • denotatum

Antonyms

  • export
  • meaningless
  • descendant
  • subsequent

Etymology

  • -ent (English)
  • refer (English)

Sentences with referent


1. Adjective
It can then be said that he has a referent source of power over you.

2. Noun, singular or mass
It is likely that you have been influenced by, or have influenced others through referent power some time in your life.

3. Verb, base form
The downside to referent power is it takes a long time to develop.

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