Definition: 'Reference'

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  • Length: 9 characters
  • Syllables: 3

Results for word: reference

Other Comments:
  • A word that is frequently mis-spelled
Lexical Information:
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • One of the 100 words most often misspelled in English
  • Term used in linguistics
  • Term used in botany
Grammatical Information:
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc

Results for stem word: refer

Lexical Information:
  • This is a core verb in the BLC (Business Letter Corpus)
  • This word is a PALINDROME- it is written the same way forwards or backwards
  • This word is one of the common entries in Academic Word Lists
  • SAT vocabulary item
  • A term used in Ebonics, African American Vernacular English (AAVE)
Grammatical Information:
  • A verb describes an action or a state

Dictionary Definitions

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Similar Words (using 'refer' as word stem):

Prefix + 'refer'

misrefer, prefer,

'refer' + Suffix

referable, referee, refereed, refereeing, referees, refereing, reference, referenced, referencee, referencer, references, referencing, referenda, referendal, referendaries, referendary, referendum, referendums, referenial, referent, referential, referentiality, referentially, referents, referrable, referral, referrals, referred, referrer, referrers, referring, refers,