coreferential

or co-ref·er·en·tial

[ koh-ref-er-en-shuh l ]
/ ˌkoʊ rɛf ərˈɛn ʃəl /

adjective Linguistics.

(of two words or phrases) having reference to the same person or thing.

Nearby words

  1. corecleisis,
  2. corectasia,
  3. corectomedialysis,
  4. corectopia,
  5. coreference,
  6. coreid bug,
  7. corelate,
  8. corelation,
  9. corelative,
  10. corelatively

Origin of coreferential


Related formsco·ref·er·en·ti·al·i·ty, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for coreferential

coreferential

/ (ˌkəʊrɛfəˈrɛnʃəl) /

adjective

philosophy (of more than one linguistic expression) designating the same individual or class
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