Übersetzung von “refer” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


verb phrasalrefer: refer to /rɪˈfɜr/ ( referring, referred )
to indicate or mention
faire référence à

I was referring to his comment about the political situation.
Je faisais référence à sa remarque à propos de la situation politique.

She referred to me as "my little helper."
Elle m'appelait "son petit assistant".
to mean or describe
renvoyer à

"El Niño" refers to a warming of surface temperatures in the Pacific Ocean.
"El Niño" renvoie à un réchauffement des températures de surface dans l'océan Pacifique.
to use to gain information

You may refer to your dictionary during the test.
Vous pouvez consulter votre dictionnaire pendant l'épreuve.
to send to sb for help, advice, etc.

The doctor referred me to a cancer specialist.
Le médecin m'a adressé à un spécialiste du cancer.

(Übersetzung von “refer” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /rəˈfəː/ (past tense, past participle referred)

(with to)

to talk or write (about something); to mention

faire allusion à
He doesn’t like anyone referring to his wooden leg
I referred to your theories in my last book.

to relate to, concern, or apply to

renvoyer à
My remarks refer to your last letter.

to send or pass on to someone else for discussion, information, a decision etc

envoyer à
The case was referred to a higher law-court
I’ll refer you to the managing director.

to look for information (in something)

If I’m not sure how to spell a word, I refer to a dictionary.
referee /refəˈriː/ noun

a person who controls boxing, football etc matches, makes sure that the rules are not broken etc

The referee sent two of the players off the field.

a person who is willing to provide a note about one’s character, ability etc, eg when one applies for new job

Please provide the names of two referees, together with your application form and a CV.
reference /ˈrefərəns/ noun

(an) act of referring (to something); a mention (of something)

référence; concernant
He made several references to her latest book
With reference to your request for information, I regret to inform you that I am unable to help you.

a note about one’s character, ability etc, eg when one applies for a new job

Our new secretary had excellent references from her previous employers.

an indication in a book, report etc, showing where one got one’s information or where further information can be found

a list of references.
reference book

a book which is not usually read from beginning to end but which is consulted occasionally for information, eg a dictionary or encyclopaedia.

ouvrage de référence
reference library

a library of books to be looked at for information but not borrowed.

bibliothèque de consultation
reference, noun, is spelt with -r-. referred and referring are spelt with -rr-.

(Übersetzung von “refer” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)