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"reference" Meaning in English

1. a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts
Part of speech : noun
Example : The expert contributed articles to the basic reference on that topic.
2. (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
Part of speech : noun
3. a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability
Part of speech : noun
Example : requests for character references are all too often answered evasively
4. an indicator that orients you generally
Part of speech : noun
Example : it is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved
5. the act of referring or consulting
Part of speech : noun
Example : reference to an encyclopedia produced the answer
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6. the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression
Part of speech : noun
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7. a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
Part of speech : noun
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8. a remark that calls attention to something or someone
Part of speech : noun
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9. a publication or a passage from a publication that is referred to
Part of speech : noun
Example : I carried an armful of references back to my desk.
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10. to refer to
Part of speech : verb
Example : I referenced my colleagues' work.
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11. the relation between a word or phrase and the object or idea it refers to
Part of speech : noun
Example : I argued that reference is a consequence of conditioned reflexes.

Translation for "reference"

reference meaning in Spanish : referencia
  • reference meaning in German : Referenz
  • reference meaning in Japanese : 参照
  • reference meaning in Turkish : referans
  • reference meaning in Chinese : 参考
  • reference meaning in Arabic : مرجع
  • reference meaning in Polish : odniesienie
  • reference meaning in Hindi : संदर्भ
  • reference meaning in French : référence
  • reference meaning in Russian : ссылка
  • reference meaning in Tamil : குறிப்பு
  • reference meaning in Telugu : సూచన
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