reference - noun

  • a remark that calls attention to something or someone
  • a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
  • an indicator that orients you generally
  • a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
  • a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability
  • the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to
  • the act of referring or consulting
  • a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to
  • (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
  • the relation between a word or phrase and the object or idea it refers to

  • reference - verb

    reference - thesaurus

    acknowledgment   address   character   citation   cite   consultation   credit   denotation   extension   mention   quotation   source