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Preferability
Preferability Pref`er*a*bil"i*ty, n. The quality or state of being preferable; preferableness. --J. S. Mill.
Preferableness
Preferableness Pref"er*a*ble*ness, n. The quality or state of being preferable.
Preferably
Preferably Pref"er*a*bly, adv. In preference; by choice. To choose Plautus preferably to Terence. --Dennis.
Preferential
Preferential Pref`er*en"tial, a. Giving, indicating, or having a preference or precedence; as, a preferential claim; preferential shares.
Preferential voting
Preferential voting Preferential voting (Political Science) A system of voting, as at primaries, in which the voters are allowed to indicate on their ballots their preference (usually their first and second choices) between two or more candidates for an office, so that if no candidate receives a majority of first choices the one receiving the greatest number of first and second choices together in nominated or elected.
Preferment
Preferment Pre*fer"ment, n. 1. The act of choosing, or the state of being chosen; preference. [R.] Natural preferment of the one . . . before the other. --Sir T. Browne. 2. The act of preferring, or advancing in dignity or office; the state of being advanced; promotion. Neither royal blandishments nor promises of valuable preferment had been spared. --Macaulay. 3. A position or office of honor or profit; as, the preferments of the church.
Preferrer
Preferrer Pre*fer"rer, n. One who prefers.
Referee
Referee Ref`er*ee" (-?), n. One to whom a thing is referred; a person to whom a matter in dispute has been referred, in order that he may settle it. Syn: Judge; arbitrator; umpire. See Judge.
Reference
Reference Ref"er*ence (r?f"?r-ens), n. [See Refer.] 1. The act of referring, or the state of being referred; as, reference to a chart for quidance. 2. That which refers to something; a specific direction of the attention; as, a reference in a text-book. 3. Relation; regard; respect. Something that hath a reference to my state. --Shak. 4. One who, or that which, is referred to. Specifically; (a) One of whom inquires can be made as to the integrity, capacity, and the like, of another. (b) A work, or a passage in a work, to which one is referred. 5. (Law) (a) The act of submitting a matter in dispute to the judgment of one or more persons for decision. (b) (Equity) The process of sending any matter, for inquiry in a cause, to a master or other officer, in order that he may ascertain facts and report to the court. 6. Appeal. [R.] ``Make your full reference.' --Shak. Reference Bible, a Bible in which brief explanations, and references to parallel passages, are printed in the margin of the text.
Reference Bible
Reference Ref"er*ence (r?f"?r-ens), n. [See Refer.] 1. The act of referring, or the state of being referred; as, reference to a chart for quidance. 2. That which refers to something; a specific direction of the attention; as, a reference in a text-book. 3. Relation; regard; respect. Something that hath a reference to my state. --Shak. 4. One who, or that which, is referred to. Specifically; (a) One of whom inquires can be made as to the integrity, capacity, and the like, of another. (b) A work, or a passage in a work, to which one is referred. 5. (Law) (a) The act of submitting a matter in dispute to the judgment of one or more persons for decision. (b) (Equity) The process of sending any matter, for inquiry in a cause, to a master or other officer, in order that he may ascertain facts and report to the court. 6. Appeal. [R.] ``Make your full reference.' --Shak. Reference Bible, a Bible in which brief explanations, and references to parallel passages, are printed in the margin of the text.
Referendum
Referendum Ref`er*en"dum, n.; pl. -da. [Gerundive fr. L. referre. See Refer.] The principle or practice of referring measures passed upon by the legislative body to the body of voters, or electorate, for approval or rejection, as in the Swiss cantons (except Freiburg) and in various local governments in the United States, and also in the local option laws, etc.; also, the right to so approve or reject laws, or the vote by which this is done. Referendum is distinguished from the mandate, or instruction of representatives by the people, from direct government by the people, in which they initiate and make the laws by direct action without representation, and from a plebiscite, or popular vote taken on any measure proposed by a person or body having the initiative but not constituting a representative or constituent body.
Referential
Referential Ref`er*en"tial (-shal), a. Containing a reference; pointing to something out of itself; as, notes for referential use. -- Ref`er*en"tial*ly, adv.
Referentially
Referential Ref`er*en"tial (-shal), a. Containing a reference; pointing to something out of itself; as, notes for referential use. -- Ref`er*en"tial*ly, adv.
Referment
Referment Re*fer"ment (r?*f?r"ment), n. The act of referring; reference. --Laud.
Referment
Referment Re`*fer*ment" (r?`f?r*m?nt"), v. t. & i. To ferment, or cause to ferment, again. --Blackmore.
Referrer
Referrer Re*fer"rer (r?*f?r"r?r), n. One who refers.

Meaning of Refer from wikipedia

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