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Synonyms of refer in English:


  • 1 he referred to errors in the article
    mention, make reference to, allude to, touch on, speak of/about, talk of/about, write about, comment on, deal with, point out, call attention to
  • 2 the matter has been referred to my insurers
    pass, hand over, hand, send on, transfer, remit, entrust, assign
  • 3 these figures refer to only the year 2001
    apply to, be relevant to, concern, relate to, be connected with, pertain to, appertain to, be pertinent to, have a bearing on, cover
  • 4 the name refers to a native village
    denote, describe, indicate, mean, signify, designate
  • 5 the doctor referred to his notes
    consult, turn to, look at, have recourse to
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