English definition of “refer to sb/sth”
refer to sb/sth — Phrasal Verb with refer
/rɪˈfɜːr/ verb (present participle referring, past tense and past participle referred)
SAY › to talk or write about someone or something, especially briefly: She didn't once refer to her son. He always referred to his father as 'the old man'.
RELATE TO › If writing or information refers to someone or something, it relates to that person or thing: The sales figures refer to UK sales only.