An example of reference is the mention of a person's religion to another.
An example of reference is a professor who will write a letter recommending a student for an internship.
An example of reference is an encyclopedia.
Filed away the article for future reference.
He referenced her book in his speech.
Made frequent references to her promotion.
Let that tree be our reference point as we plan the rest of the landscaping.
- In connection with; in relation to:.This letter is in reference to the invoice that accompanied the package.
- Concerning; regarding.
- To refer to; mention.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of reference
- From refer +"Ž -ence.