\ɹˈɛfɹəns], \ɹˈɛfɹəns], \ɹ_ˈɛ_f_ɹ_ə_n_s]\
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By Princeton University
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
The act of submitting a matter to another to settle or of consulting an authority for information; a directing of attention to something; a passing allusion; a note, etc., in a book or writing, directing attention to some other book or passage; also, the passage, etc., to which attention is directed; a person to whom inquiries may be directed regarding another person; a written statement of the ability of a person given by another; relation; respect; as, with reference to your request.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. Act of referring; a delivering or sending, as for decision, information, and the like; â€”appeal to the judgment of another;â€” relation; respect:â€”allusion; intimation;â€”one of whom inquiries can be made as to the integrity, capacity, and the like of another : â€”a passage in a work to winch the reader is trefoil from another passage in a work to which the reader is referred from another passage.