To mention something or to look in a book to find something out. Refer also means to give another person a question or problem to deal with.
Example: She referred the problem to her bank manager.
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- be about 2. [v] - send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision 3. [v] - think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to anotherFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=refer
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(re*fẽr') transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Referred
(-fẽrd); present participle & verbal noun Referring
.] [ French référer
, Latin referre
; prefix re-
re- + ferre
to be...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/35
Re·fer' intransitive verb 1.
To have recourse; to apply; to appeal; to betake one's self; as, to refer
to a dictionary. « In suits . . . it is to refer
to some friend of trust.» Bacon. 2.
To have relation or reference; to relate; to point; as, the f...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/R/35
1. To carry or send back. ... 2. Hence: To send or direct away; to send or direct elsewhere, as for treatment, aid, infirmation, decision, etc.; to make over, or pass over, to another; as, to refer a student to an author; to refer a beggar to an officer; to refer a bill to a committee; a court refers a matter of fact to a commissioner for investiga...Found on http://www.mondofacto.com/facts/dictionary?refer
seek information from; `You should consult the dictionary`; `refer to your notes`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=refer
• (v. t.) To place in or under by a mental or rational process; to assign to, as a class, a cause, source, a motive, reason, or ground of explanation; as, he referred the phenomena to electrical disturbances. • (v. i.) To have relation or reference; to relate; to point; as, the figure refers to a footnote. • (v. i.) To direct inquiry...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/refer/
refer (ri FUHR) 1. To direct to a source for help or information, to send: 'After completing the forms, I was referred to the personnel director.' 2. To assign or to attribute to; make reference to, mention: 'The writer referred to the history book to make his point.' 3. Hand over, submit, deliver, transmit, pass along: 'We referred the...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/3497/
A short summary attached to an article indicated a related story elsewhere in the publication. (courtesy of John E McIntyre)Found on http://www.journalism.co.uk/terms-definitions-dictionary-terminology-words/
refer is a program for managing bibliographic references, and citing them in troff documents. It is implemented as a troff preprocessor. refer was written by Mike E. Lesk at Bell Laboratories in or before 1978, and is now available as part of most Unix-like operating systems. A free reimplementation exists as part of the groff pa...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Refer_(software)
REFER, Rede Ferroviária Nacional, EP (i.e. National Railway Network) is the Portuguese rail infrastructure manager. It is a state-owned company and was created to manage the Portuguese rail infrastructure, previously under control of CP, which became exclusively a train service operator. ==Status== Rede Ferroviária Nacional, EP, is the manager o...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/REFER
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