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refer

re·fer

refer

 
 
pronunciation:
rih fuhr
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part of speech: verb
inflections: referred, referring, refers
definition 1: to direct someone to another person for help.
My boss referred me to a good doctor.
similar words:
direct, recommend, send
definition 2: to speak of; to point to something in speech or writing.
Are you referring to his wife or his mother?I don't understand what this sentence is referring to.
similar words:
mention, name, quote, touch on
derivation: referable (referrable) (adj.)
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