What is another word for refers?

Pronunciation: [ɹɪfˈɜːz] (IPA)

The term "refers" can be substituted with several equivalent expressions that convey the same meaning. Synonyms for "refers" include "mentions," which pertains to citing or bringing up something in conversation, text, or speech. Another equivalent phrase is "alludes to," which means to hint, suggest, or indicate something without making explicit mention of it. Similarly, the term "points to" signifies the act of indicating or directing attention towards something. Other synonyms that can be used interchangeably with "refers" are "cites," "notes," and "states." These words can be utilized in various contexts, including academic research, writing, and everyday conversations.

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What are the hypernyms for Refers?

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Usage examples for Refers

The Table of Contents refers to original page numbers.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
I think it refers to the Father.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
"It refers to Allan Dorris's affair with Annie Benton," she said, recovering her breath at last.
"The Mystery of the Locks"
Edgar Watson Howe

Famous quotes with Refers

  • Authority is not a quality one person "has," in the sense that he has property or physical qualities. Authority refers to an interpersonal relation in which one person looks upon another as somebody superior to him.
    Erich Fromm
  • Just as love is an orientation which refers to all objects and is incompatible with the restriction to one object, so is reason a human faculty which must embrace the whole of the world with which man is confronted.
    Erich Fromm
  • Yes, I think that when the Bible refers to a horse or a horseman, that's exactly what it means.
    Tim LaHaye
  • It is the function of science to discover the existence of a general reign of order in nature and to find the causes governing this order. And this refers in equal measure to the relations of man - social and political - and to the entire universe as a whole.
    Dmitri Mendeleev
  • Mr. Darwin refers to the multitude of the individual of every species, which, from one cause or another, perish either before, or soon after attaining maturity.
    Richard Owen

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