Referent Definition

rĕfər-ənt, rĭ-fûrənt
referents
noun
Something referred to.
Webster's New World
The object, concept, event, etc. referred to by a term or expression.
Webster's New World
(semantics) The specific entity in the world that a word or phrase identifies or denotes.
Wiktionary
That which is referenced.
Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Referent

Noun

Singular:
referent
Plural:
referents

Origin of Referent

  • refer +"Ž -ent

    From Wiktionary

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