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refer

(rĭ-fĕr′, rē-) [L. referre, to bring back]
1. To allude to or mention.
2. To direct attention to.
3. To recommend someone to another health care provider for specific testing or treatment.
References in classic literature ?
and yet the pilgrims invariably make them refer to the cities instead.
Last night a proposition was made me on your account and, as you know my principles, I refer it to you.
Doubtless his lot is important in his own eyes; and the chief reason that we think he asks too large a place in our consideration must be our want of room for him, since we refer him to the Divine regard with perfect confidence; nay, it is even held sublime for our neighbor to expect the utmost there, however little he may have got from us.
If I had not consented to let that unfortunate man refer to me by name, the late Lord Montbarry would never have engaged him, and his wife would have been spared the misery and suspense from which she is suffering now.
In speaking to you of the defects in her complexion," he said, "did your daughter-in-law refer in any way to the use of arsenic as a remedy?
guide' in virtues and technical arts), and to refer to the pitiful attempts in the "Etymologicum Magnum" (s.
I have in this edition largely condensed and corrected some parts, and have added a little to others, in order to render the volume more fitted for popular reading; but I trust that naturalists will remember, that they must refer for details to the larger publications which comprise the scientific results of the Expedition.
He says he would he were as wise as his serpent; this desire will be found explained in the discourse entitled "The Despisers of the Body", which I shall have occasion to refer to later.
In the first place, everything constituting a memory-belief is happening now, not in that past time to which the belief is said to refer.
I merely refer to my visits, which are few and far between.
I refer to the last three years which the Countess has spent in America.
I have not got the ship's journal to refer to, and I cannot now call to mind the latitude and longitude.