the reports of the commission are often referred to in the media
New York, referred to as the Big Apple
Direct the attention of someone to
I refer my colleague to the reply that I gave some moments ago
(of a word or phrase) Describe or denote; have as a referent
the term “rhetoric” almost invariably refers to persuasion
Pass a matter to (another body, typically one with more authority or expertise) for a decision
disagreement arose and the issue was referred back to the Executive Committee
Send or direct someone to a medical specialist
she was referred to a clinical psychologist for counseling
Read or otherwise use (a source of information) in order to ascertain something; consult
I always refer to a dictionary when I come across a new word
Trace or attribute something to (someone or something) as a cause or source
the God to whom he habitually referred his highest inspirations
Regard something as belonging to (a certain period, place, or class)
mention: make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
be relevant to; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"; "My remark pertained to your earlier comments"
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"
send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision; "refer a patient to a specialist"; "refer a bill to a committee"
consult: seek information from; "You should consult the dictionary"; "refer to your notes"
denote: have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' "
use a name to designate; "Christians refer to the mother of Jesus as the Virgin Mary"
REFER, Rede Ferroviária Nacional, EPE (English: National Railway Network) is the Portuguese rail infrastructure manager, since 1997. ...
The motion to commit (or refer), in parliamentary procedure, is used to refer another motion—usually a main motion -- to a committee.
refer is a program for managing bibliographic references, and citing them in troff documents. It is implemented as a troff preprocessor.
To direct the attention of; To submit to an authority figure for consideration; To allude to, make a reference or allusion to
(Referred (outcome from Reading Recovery lessons)) Children who have received daily teaching with a Reading Recovery teacher for an extended period, but have not made accelerated progress to catch up to their peers, are 'referred' back to the school for further assessment and long-term support.
(Referred) Pain - This type of pain occurs somewhere else, other than the pain site. For example, Gall Bladder related pain can be located in the back.
(refers) A variable in a running Scala program always refers to some object. Even if that variable is assigned to null, it conceptually refers to the Null object. ...
to send a measure to committee for study and consideration.
To direct a bill to a committee: HB 2000 was referred to the Ways and Means Committee. Bill referrals are made by the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House.
A short summary attached to an article indicated a related story elsewhere in the publication. (courtesy of John E McIntyre)
When a quotation system cannot produce a quotation for a particular product, usually because the risk is outside the scope of the standard underwriting terms, then the insurer will ask for the risk to be referred to the underwriters. ...