Definition of Reference. Meaning of Reference. Synonyms of Reference

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Definition of Reference

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.

Meaning of Reference from wikipedia

- Reference is a relationship between objects in which one object designates, or acts as a means by which to connect to or link to, another object. The...
- A reference work is a work, such as a book or periodical (or their electronic equivalents), to which one can refer for information. The information is...
- Sports Reference, LLC is an American company which operates several sports-related websites, including Sports-Reference.com, Baseball-Reference.com for...
- In geodesy, a reference ellipsoid is a mathematically defined surface that approximates the geoid, which is the truer, imperfect figure of the Earth,...
- A reference is a relationship in which one object designates or links to another. Reference or reference point may also refer to: Reference (computer...
- Terms of reference (TOR) define the purpose and structures of a project, committee, meeting, negotiation, or any similar collection of people who have...
- WordReference is an online translation dictionary for, among others, the language pairs English–French, English–Italian, English–Spanish, French–Spanish...
- of reference (or reference frame) consists of an abstract coordinate system whose origin, orientation, and scale are specified by a set of reference points...
- In the software development process, a reference implementation (or, less frequently, sample implementation or model implementation) is a program that...
- The reference mark or reference symbol "※" is a typographic mark or word used in Chinese, ****anese and Korean (CJK) writing. The symbol was used historically...