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Adjective
/ˈref(ə)rəns/,
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references, plural;
  1. Of, denoting, or pertaining to a reference library
    • - most reference departments house magazine rooms
Verb
  1. Provide (a book or article) with citations of authorities
    • - each chapter is referenced, citing literature up to 1990
Noun
  1. The action of mentioning or alluding to something
    • - he made reference to the enormous power of the mass media
    • - references to Darwinism and evolution
  2. A mention or citation of a source of information in a book or article

  3. A book or passage cited in such a way

  4. Use of a source of information in order to ascertain something
    • - popular works of reference
  5. The sending of a matter for decision or consideration to some authority
    • - demanded the immediate reference of the whole dispute to the United Nations
  6. A letter from a previous employer testifying to someone's ability or reliability, used when applying for a new job

  7. A person giving this


  1. mention: a remark that calls attention to something or someone; "she made frequent mention of her promotion"; "there was no mention of it"; "the speaker made several references to his wife"
  2. refer to; "he referenced his colleagues' work"
  3. citation: a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
  4. reference point: an indicator that orients you generally; "it is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved"
  5. reference book: a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts; "he contributed articles to the basic reference work on that topic"
  6. character: a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability; "requests for character references are all too often answered evasively"
  7. A reference, or a reference point, is the intensional use of one thing, a point of reference or reference state, to indicate something else . When reference is intended, what the reference points to is called the referent.
  8. In the C++ programming language, a reference is a simple reference datatype that is less powerful but safer than the pointer type inherited from C. ...
  9. In computer science, a reference is a value that enables a program to indirectly access a particular data item, such as a variable or a record, in the computer's memory or in some other storage device. ...
  10. Reference.com is an online encyclopedia, thesaurus, and dictionary. The site also provides machine translation and web search.
  11. A reference work is a compendium of information, usually of a specific type, compiled in a book for ease of reference. That is, the information is intended to be quickly found when needed. ...
  12. A measurement one can compare to; Information about a person, provided by someone (a referee) with whom they are well acquainted; A reference work; A relation between objects in which one object designates, or acts as a means by which to connect to or link to, another object; A short written ...
  13. (References) Definitions in "[  : text] have been obtained, verbatim, from the Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary
  14. (References) Checking out an applicant's track record in earlier tenancies and whether they are suitable to be able to pay the rent. ...
  15. (References) The sources of the information used in a research paper. These usually “refer” to the citations in a bibliography or works cited page.
  16. (References) Former employers who are willing to talk to a prospective employer about the job applicant. References are listed on a resume or job application. Three references are usually required. ...
  17. (4. _____references) d. radiating light, bright
  18. (REFERENCES) ADAMS, A.L. Notes of a naturalist in the Nile Valley and Malta. Edinburgh, Edmonstom & Douglas, +295 pp.
  19. (REFERENCES) Aerts, D. 1993. Quantum Structures Due to Fluctuations of the Measurement Situations. International Journal of Theoretical Physics 32:2207—2220.
  20. (REFERENCES) Canadian Association of Occupational Therapy (1991). Occupational therapy guidelines for client-centered practice. (Available from CAOT, 110 Eglinton Ave. West, 3rd Floor, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4R 1A3)
  21. (REFERENCES) Our client list contains a number of Homeowners, Real Estate Professionals, Custom Home Builders and Commercial Development Companies. Our clients are also our references please view client page or email for contact information.
  22. (REFERENCES) The Canadian Encyclopedia by McClelland & Steward, 2000 Edition
  23. (REFERENCES) The material contained in this lesson was derived from TC 12-41 and TC 12-42.
  24. (REFERENCES) When a new tenant enters into a lease, the landlord will normally require the provision of satisfactory references as a condition of the lease being granted. ...
  25. (REFERENCES) When someone calls your prior job to ask for a reference they can say why you left as long as the statement is truthful.  Most smarter companies will simply give out the dates you worked, your job title and with your special permission your prior salary. ...