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1. reference (om kommunikation) a remark that calls attention to something or someone


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe made frequent mention of her promotion.
There was no mention of it.
The speaker made several references to his wife.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)mention


Mindre specifikke termercomment, input, remark


Mere specifikke termerallusion, name-dropping, retrospection

2. reference (om kommunikation) a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe student's essay failed to list several important citations.
The acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book.
The article includes mention of similar clinical cases.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)acknowledgment, citation, cite, credit, mention, quotation


Mindre specifikke termerannotation, notation, note


Mere specifikke termercross-index, cross-reference, photo credit

3. reference (om kommunikation) an indicator that orients you generally


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt is used as a reference for comparing the heating and the electrical energy involved.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)point of reference, reference point


Mindre specifikke termerindicator


Mere specifikke termerbench mark, benchmark, buoy, landmark, lubber line, lubber's line, lubber's mark, lubber's point, mark, target, white line

4. reference (om kommunikation) a book to which you can refer for authoritative facts


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe contributed articles to the basic reference work on that topic.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)book of facts, reference book, reference work


Mindre specifikke termerbook


Mere specifikke termerannual, atlas, book of maps, cookbook, cookery book, cyclopaedia, cyclopedia, directory, enchiridion, encyclopaedia, encyclopedia, handbook, instruction book, map collection, source book, vade mecum, wordbook, yearbook, yearly

5. reference (om kommunikation) a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningRequests for character references are all too often answered evasively.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)character, character reference


Mindre specifikke termergood word, recommendation, testimonial

6. reference (om erkendelse) the most direct or specific meaning of a word or expression; the class of objects that an expression refers to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe extension of `satellite of Mars' is the set containing only Demos and Phobos.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)denotation, extension


Mindre specifikke termermeaning, substance

7. reference (om handling) the act of referring or consulting


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningReference to an encyclopedia produced the answer.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)consultation


Mindre specifikke termeraction

8. reference (om kommunikation) a publication (or a passage from a publication) that is referred to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe carried an armful of references back to his desk.
He spent hours looking for the source of that quotation.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)source


Mindre specifikke termerpublication

9. reference (om kommunikation) (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)address, computer address


Mindre specifikke termercode, computer code


Mere specifikke termerargument, parameter, uniform resource locator, universal resource locator, URL


Overordnet emneområdecomputer science, computing

10. reference (om erkendelse) the relation between a word or phrase and the object or idea it refers to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe argued that reference is a consequence of conditioned reflexes.


Mindre specifikke termermeaning, substance


Engelsk udsagnsord: reference

1. reference (om tilvejebringelse) refer to


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe referenced his colleagues' work.


Eksempler på anvendelseDid he reference his major works over a short period of time?


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)cite


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre specifikke termercompose, indite, pen, write


Overordnet emneområdeauthorship, composition, penning, writing









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