Spanish translation of “refer”
refer verb /rəˈfəː/ (past tense, past participle referred)
› (with to) › to talk or write (about something); to mention
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
My remarks refer to your last letter. › to send or pass on to someone else for discussion, information, a decision etc
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)
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.
reference library › a library of books to be looked at for information but not borrowed.
reference, noun, is spelt with -r-. referred and referring are spelt with -rr-.