What is another word for reference?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɛfɹəns] (IPA)

The word "reference" has several synonyms. One of the most common is "citation," which refers to the act of quoting or referencing a specific source. Another synonym for "reference" is "allusion," which means indirectly referring to something. "Mention" is another synonym that is used when referring to something casually or in passing. "Quotation" is also a synonym that refers to a specific phrase or sentence taken from a source. "Source" refers to the place where the reference material is found. Finally, "footnote" is also a synonym which refers to an additional explanation or citation placed at the bottom of a page.

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What are the paraphrases for Reference?

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What are the hypernyms for Reference?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Reference?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the opposite words for reference?

Reference is a word that refers to a source of information or a citation. Its antonyms are words that denote the opposite meaning. These antonyms could include words such as disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook or forget. To disregard something is to show no attention to it while to ignore it is to act as if it didn't exist. Neglect, on the other hand, means to fail to give proper attention or care to something, while to overlook something means to miss or fail to notice it. Finally, forget means to have no recollection or memory of something. These words are important to understand when trying to communicate effectively using antonyms.

Usage examples for Reference

Now the difference between apparent time and mean time can be found for any minute of the day by reference to the Nautical Almanac which we will take up later in more detail.
"Lectures in Navigation"
Ernest Gallaudet Draper
I have a higher consideration to consult here, Miss Henderson, than any which can have reference to you.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
"A mere reference to the boy being asleep will be enough," said Jack.
"The Hilltop Boys on Lost Island"
Cyril Burleigh

Famous quotes with Reference

  • With reference to other religions, the Church sees a great difference between them and herself. The other religions are expressions of the human soul seeking God, with some beautiful spiritual insights, but also not without errors. Christianity is rather God seeking humanity.
    Francis Arinze
  • Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
  • In 1963 and later papers, I pointed out that the special market characteristics of medical care and medical insurance could be explained by reference to differences in information among the parties involved.
    Kenneth Joseph Arrow
  • The music we made then was so amateurish, compared to the rest of mainstream pop or rock and roll. But what differentiated us from what everybody else was doing in the business was the fact that you could tell that these people came from different reference areas.
    Kevin Ayers
  • In all nations an exceptional man exists that compensates the deficiencies of the remainder. In those moments, when humanity is found collectively in a state of decadence, there always remain those exceptional beings as point of reference.
    Augusto Roa Bastos

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