Reference

Definition of Reference

Ref´er`ence   Pronunciation: r?f´?r-ens
n.1.The act of referring, or the state of being referred; as, reference to a chart for guidance.
2.That which refers to something; a specific direction of the attention; as, a reference in a text-book.
3.Relation; regard; respect.
Something that hath a reference to my state.
- Shak.
4.One who, or that which, is referred to.
5.(Law) The act of submitting a matter in dispute to the judgment of one or more persons for decision.
6.Appeal.
Reference Bible
a Bible in which brief explanations, and references to parallel passages, are printed in the margin of the text.

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