Definition of cross-refer in English:
Refer to another text or part of a text, typically in order to elaborate on a point: [no object]: the database cross-refers to the printed book [with object]: the entry cross-refers readers to ‘Style’
More example sentences
- The final column sets out the reasons for accepting/rejecting each recommendation; where the proposal is to accept, this column merely cross-refers to the relevant reasoning contained in the Inspector's Report.
- It expressly cross-refers to other material.
- Extra officers have been drafted in to re-examine original crime scene evidence and to use the Holmes computer, not available in the 1970s, to cross-refer statements and patterns against police databases.
Definition of cross-refer in:
- US English dictionary
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