verb (used with object), re·ferred, re·fer·ring.
verb (used without object), re·ferred, re·fer·ring.
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Some refer to the temps at which you can sleep comfortably, while others to the lowest possible temperature at which an average person will feel comfortable.How to stay warm while sleeping in the frigid outdoors|Alisha McDarris|February 12, 2021|Popular Science
Maybe he’s referring to the “interest” forms and alerts available from hospitals — I’ve signed up for those.
The first clue is the exhibition’s title, “Vertical Internal,” which refers to the spaces between the scan lines in an analog television signal.In the galleries: Exploring the tension between physical and digital art|Mark Jenkins|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Pirates, then, are seen as romantic heroes — the underdogs fighting the establishment — whom historian Marcus Rediker refers to as proto-democratic, egalitarian and multicultural.The Buccaneers embody Tampa’s love of pirates. Is that a problem?|Jamie Goodall|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Last summer, Bregman referred him a big case simply because he wanted to help Peretti get a legal experience he had not yet had.Maryland attorney found dead in his home after police responded to possible burglary|Katie Mettler, Peter Hermann|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Panicked, I reached out to hoarding experts, who often refer to any kind of obsessive digital collecting as “infomania.”
Have a kid here –what some pejoratively refer to as an “anchor baby” – and it is tougher to be deported.The Progressive Case Against Birthright Citizenship|Keli Goff|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His acolytes, some of whom refer to themselves as “health freedom fighters” are undeterred by this sort of jealous shoptalk.Honey Boo Boo, Snake Oil, and Ebola: The Weird World of Young Living Essential Oils|Kent Sepkowitz|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One thing I do to respect the people who want to keep hip hop ‘sacred’ is refer to myself as rap-cabaret.
How am I supposed to refer to a person of the opposite sex whom I am not married to but who is, well, “special”?
The royal Audiencia has investigated this matter, on petition of the cabildo, in order to refer it to that royal council.
I have no desire to use reproaches, and I shall refer as little as I may to the past.
The other combinational tone to which we refer is that produced by the interval of a major third.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building|George Laing Miller
I want to be sure K. himself takes notice and that is why I refer to him at the tail end of the cable.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Frank rather lost his breath at this suggestion, but he had the presence of mind to refer the decision to Chumru himself.The Red Year|Louis Tracy