Synonyms of reference in English:

reference


See definition of reference

noun

1‘his journal contains many references to railways’

SYNONYMS

mention of, allusion to, comment on, remark about

citation of, instance of

2‘some references are given in the bibliography to this chapter’

SYNONYMS

source, information source, citation, authority, credit

note, footnote

bibliographical data, bibliography

3‘this was an appropriate case for a reference to the European Court of Justice’

SYNONYMS

referral, transfer, passing on, handover, direction, remission

4‘his employer gave him a glowing reference’

SYNONYMS

testimonial, character reference, recommendation, good word, backing

credentials

dated character


Phrases

    with reference to

      SYNONYMS

      apropos, with regard to, regarding, as regards, with respect to, on the subject of, in the matter of, re

      in relation to, relating to, in connection with