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reference

reference as in refer to
  • "he referenced his colleagues' work"

Synonyms

  • citea short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; make reference to; commend; refer to; repeat a passage from; refer to for illustration or proof; advance evidence for ; call in an official matter, such as to attend court
reference as in a remark that calls attention to something or someone
  • "she made frequent mention of her promotion"
  • "there was no mention of it"
  • "the speaker made several references to his wife"

Synonyms

  • mentionmake reference to; make mention of; commend; a remark that calls attention to something or someone; a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; an official recognition of merit
reference as in a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
  • "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"
  • "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"
  • "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"

Synonyms

  • citationan official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as formal public statement ; (law) the act of citing (as of spoken words or written passages or legal precedents etc.) ; a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; a passage or expression that is quoted or cited ; a summons that commands the appearance of a party at a proceeding ; thoroughbred that won the triple crown in 1948
  • citea short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; make reference to; commend; refer to; repeat a passage from; refer to for illustration or proof; advance evidence for ; call in an official matter, such as to attend court
  • acknowledgmentthe state or quality of being recognized or acknowledged; a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; a statement acknowledging something or someone
  • creditgive someone credit for something; ascribe an achievement to; accounting: enter as credit; have trust in; approval; money available for a client to borrow ; an accounting entry acknowledging income or capital items ; used in the phrase `to your credit' in order to indicate an achievement deserving praise; arrangement for deferred payment for goods and services ; recognition by a college or university that a course of studies has been successfully completed; a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; an entry on a list of persons who contributed to a film or written work; an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments
  • mentionmake reference to; make mention of; commend; a remark that calls attention to something or someone; a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; an official recognition of merit
  • quotationa short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; a passage or expression that is quoted or cited ; a statement of the current market price of a security or commodity ; the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.
reference as in an indicator that orients you generally
  • "it is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved"

Synonyms

  • reference pointan indicator that orients you generally
  • point of referencean indicator that orients you generally
reference as in a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
  • "he contributed articles to the basic reference work on that topic"

Synonyms

  • reference booka book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
  • reference worka book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
  • book of factsa book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
reference as in a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability
  • "requests for character references are all too often answered evasively"

Synonyms

  • characterengrave or inscribe characters on ; an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story); a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something; the inherent complex of attributes that determines a persons moral and ethical actions and reactions; an actor's portrayal of someone in a play; a person of a specified kind (usually with many eccentricities); good repute; a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability; a written symbol that is used to represent speech; (genetics) an attribute (structural or functional) that is determined by a gene or group of genes
  • character referencea formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability
reference as in the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression
  • "the class of objects that an expression refers to"
  • "the extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos"

Synonyms

  • denotationthe act of indicating or pointing out by name ; the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression
  • extensiona mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt; act of expanding in scope; the spreading of something (a belief or practice) into new regions ; an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students ; act of stretching or straightening out a flexed limb ; a string of characters beginning with a period and followed by one or more letters; the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the ability to raise the working leg high in the air; amount or degree or range to which something extends; an additional telephone set that is connected to the same telephone line ; an addition to the length of something ; an addition that extends a main building
reference as in the act of referring or consulting
  • "reference to an encyclopedia produced the answer"

Synonyms

  • consultationa conference (usually with someone important); a conference between two or more people to consider a particular question; the act of referring or consulting
reference as in a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to
  • "he carried an armful of references back to his desk"
  • "he spent hours looking for the source of that quotation"

Synonyms

  • sourceget (a product) from another country or business; specify the origin of; the place where something begins, where it springs into being; a document (or organization) from which information is obtained; anything that provides inspiration for later work ; a facility where something is available ; a person who supplies information ; someone who originates or causes or initiates something; (technology) a process by which energy or a substance enters a system; anything (a person or animal or plant or substance) in which an infectious agent normally lives and multiplies; a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to
reference as in (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored

    Synonyms

    • address(computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored ; the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with ; the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience; the manner of speaking to another individual; a sign in front of a house or business carrying the conventional form by which its location is described ; written directions for finding some location; the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball ; social skill ; speak to; give a speech to; put an address on (an envelope) ; direct a question at someone ; address or apply oneself to something, direct one's efforts towards something, such as a question ; greet, as with a prescribed form, title, or name; access or locate by address ; act on verbally or in some form of artistic expression; speak to someone ; adjust and aim (a golf ball) at in preparation of hitting
    • computer address(computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
    reference as in the relation between a word or phrase and the object or idea it refers to
    • "he argued that reference is a consequence of conditioned reflexes"