Synonyms for (verb) refer
Definition: think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to another
Usage: This plant can be referred to a known species
Definition: arrange or order by classes or categories
Usage: How would you classify these pottery shards--are they prehistoric?
Definition: seek information from
Usage: You should consult the dictionary; refer to your notes
Similar words: research
Definition: attempt to find out in a systematically and scientific manner
Usage: The student researched the history of that word
Definition: have as a meaning
Usage: `multi-' denotes `many'
Definition: denote or connote
Usage: `maison' means `house' in French; An example sentence would show what this word means
Definition: make reference to
Usage: His name was mentioned in connection with the invention
Definition: intend to refer to
Usage: I'm thinking of good food when I talk about France; Yes, I meant you when I complained about people who gossip!
Definition: use a name to designate
Usage: Christians refer to the mother of Jesus as the Virgin Mary
Definition: assign a specified (usually proper) proper name to
Usage: They named their son David; The new school was named after the famous Civil Rights leader
Definition: send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision
Usage: refer a patient to a specialist; refer a bill to a committee