Hindi translation of 'refer'
refer /rɪˈfɜː रिˈफ़अ/
Word forms: refers, referring, referred
1. intransitive verb
If you refer to a particular subject or person, you mention them.
In his speech, he referred to a recent trip to Canada.
refer to a memo/paragraph/article/document
refer to a word/phrase/term/statistic
SIMILAR WORDSallude to, mention, cite
reference /ˈrefərəns ˈरेफ़रअन्स्/Word forms: references variable noun
He made no reference to any agreement.
a reference from/to something
make/include/find a reference
quote/cite a reference
SIMILAR WORDSquote, allusion
2. intransitive verb
If you refer to someone or something by a particular name, you call them this name.
He always referred to his friend as Mr Lowry.
refer to something/someone as something
sometimes/often/repeatedly/frequently/constantly referred to as something
commonly/jokingly/affectionately referred to as something
SIMILAR WORDSallude, call, describe
3. intransitive verb
If a word or expression refers to something, it describes them or is connected with them.
The expression 'touch wood' refers to the wooden cross of Jesus.
refer to something/someone
SIMILAR WORDSdescribe, relate to, apply to
4. intransitive verb
If you refer to a book or other source of information, you look at it in order to find something out.
संदर्भ बताना या हवाला देना
He kept referring to the dictionary.
refer to something
refer to a work/article
reference uncountable noun
Keep this sheet for future reference.
5. transitive verb
If a person or problem is referred to another person or to an organization, that person or organization is asked to deal with them.
I was referred to an ear specialist.
He referred the matter to the police.
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Example Sentences Including 'refer'
This gave him an opportunity to refer to Chiara's forgotten gift.Murky Shallows
Best not to refer to the upset of June -- the thoughtless escape to Sicily: Maria seeming unable to imagine the worry she would cause.The Golden Lion
This conversation appeared to refer to the one he had just finished.Left, Right and Centre
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'refer' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يُشيرُ إلى
- Brazilian Portuguese: referir
- Chinese: 提到
- Croatian: uputiti na
- Czech: zmínit (se) zmiňovat (se)
- Danish: referere til
- Dutch: verwijzen
- European Spanish: remitir referencia
- Finnish: viitata johonkin
- French: référer
- German: sprechen von
- Greek: παραπέμπω
- Italian: riferirsi
- Japanese: 口に出す
- Korean: 언급하다
- Norwegian: referere
- Polish: odnieść się odnosić się
- Portuguese: referir
- Romanian: a menționa
- Russian: направлять
- Spanish: remitir
- Swedish: hänvisa
- Thai: อ้างอิง
- Turkish: söz etmek
- Ukrainian: згадувати згадати
- Vietnamese: nhắc đến
Translation of refer from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary