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Meaning of refer

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      v 1: make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection
           with the invention" [syn: {mention}, {advert}, {bring up},
           {cite}, {name}, {refer}]
      2: be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to
         her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"
         [syn: {refer}, {pertain}, {relate}, {concern}, {come to},
         {bear on}, {touch}, {touch on}, {have-to doe with}]
      3: think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or
         with a general group or in relation to another; "This plant
         can be referred to a known species"
      4: send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision;
         "refer a patient to a specialist"; "refer a bill to a
      5: seek information from; "You should consult the dictionary";
         "refer to your notes" [syn: {consult}, {refer}, {look up}]
      6: have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' " [syn: {denote},
      7: use a name to designate; "Christians refer to the mother of
         Jesus as the Virgin Mary"

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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