Origin of ref
Other definitions for ref (2 of 2)
How to use ref in a sentence
Get ready to bid farewell to the spitfire Bobby Bottleservice and big booty player Ref Jeff.
The home team eked out a win in the World Cup opening match, with a little help from the Japanese ref.
Down Fred went and the ref blew his whistle, piercing Croatian hearts as he pointed to the penalty spot.
There is, perhaps, a natural tendency to blame the ref when things don't go well.
Williams, enraged by the call, spewed a few nasty comments at the ref.Metta World Peace, David Beckham, and More Flagrant Fouls in Sports|Brittany Jones-Cooper|April 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Or not -- sometimes we had to call in a ref to mediate, but for the most part, we were all pretty good about playing fair.Little Brother|Cory Doctorow
Folks calls 'im Laz'rus in ref'ence to de Bible chil' what riz up jes' same way lak', outen de daid col' tomb.The Faith Healer|William Vaughn Moody
Refuge, ref′ūj, n. that which affords shelter or protection: an asylum or retreat: a resource or expedient.
Refragable, ref′ra-ga-bl, adj. that may be resisted: capable of refutation.
Ref.: Discussion in various reports of Comptroller of the Currency.Manual of References and Exercises in Economics|Frank A. Fetter