To refer to a map.
He referred the phenomena to electrical disturbances.
An example of refer is for a woman to suggest that her friend visit a specific doctor.
An example of refer is to include an in-text citation in a research paper.
In “the man who spoke”, “who” refers to the antecedent “man”
The shop assistant referred me to the help desk on ground floor.
To refer to an earlier event.
Referred her to a heart specialist; referred me to his last employer for a recommendation.
I refer you to the training manual.
Referred during our conversation to several books he was reading.
Refer to a dictionary.