Synonyms of refer in English:

refer


See definition of refer

verb

1‘he referred to errors in the article’

SYNONYMS

mention, make mention of, make reference to, allude to, touch on, speak about, speak of, talk about, talk of, write about, cite, name, comment on, deal with, go into, note, point out, call attention to, bring up, raise, broach, introduce

rare advert to, moot

2‘the matter has been referred to my insurers’

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pass, hand on, send on, transfer, remit, direct, leave, commit, entrust, assign, hand over

3‘these figures refer only to 2001’

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apply to, be relevant to, have relevance to, concern, relate to, belong to, be about, have to do with, be connected with, have reference to, pertain to, appertain to, be pertinent to, have a bearing on, bear on, affect, involve, cover, touch, touch on

archaic regard

4‘the name is an ancient word referring to a Saxon village’

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denote, describe, indicate, mean, depict, symbolize, signify, designate, stand for, represent

5‘the constable referred to his notes’

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consult, turn to, look at, seek information from, search in, have recourse to, call on

seek advice from, call in, take counsel from, ask