What is another word for Referring?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪfˈɜːɹɪŋ] (IPA)

Referring is a verb that means to mention or direct attention to something or someone. There are several synonyms for this word, including alluding, citing, mentioning, pointing out, and bringing up. Alluding is more indirect and suggestive than referring, while citing suggests a formal reference to a source. Mentioning is a general term that implies simply bringing up a topic without providing details. Pointing out is used to emphasize something specific that is being referred to. Lastly, bringing up is often used to introduce a topic or idea. Knowing these synonyms can help writers and speakers vary their language and avoid repetition.

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What are the hypernyms for Referring?

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Usage examples for Referring

"They are useless rubbish," said a complaining husband to his hard-working wife, Referring to her little store of flowers.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
Referring to page 250, when beyond the 86th parallel, Peary says: In this march there was some pretty heavy going.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
"Miss Dudley has done that," he said, "and you would please me most by not Referring again to last night's adventure.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey

Famous quotes with Referring

  • Every economy is uncertain. Referring to this or any economy as "uncertain" is an unnecessary and pessimistic redundancy.
    Bo Bennett
  • Bill Gates wants people to think he's Edison, when he's really Rockefeller. Referring to Gates as the smartest man in America isn't right... wealth isn't the same thing as intelligence.
    Larry Ellison
  • 'Referring the matter to a committee' can be a device for diluting authority, diffusing responsibility and delaying decisions.
    Antony Jay
  • Referring to writer and publisher T.R. Threston (Tina Threston): In life there are those who talk, talk, talk and nothing gets done. Then there are the ones that do and look for glory because of what they did. Then there are the true good hearts in the world and Tina is one them! I curse and spit on anyone that ever doubts Tina's words, generosity or intentions! If they do, clearly they do not know her and they do not deserve to know her!
    Contessa Bianca Bertolli
  • Some internal affairs ministers are 1915s model and some are 1938s model. .. All have common "small" problems, none of them have driving wheels or brakes. You can't know where they'll go or when they'll stop. (Referring to events of 1915 [Armenians] and 1938 [Tunceli Alevis], on the quote of IA minister Idris Naim Sahin saying that PKK terror organization is same as BDP)
    Selahattin Demirtas

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