[v] have as a meaning; "`multi-' denotes `many' "
[v] think of, regard, or classify under a subsuming principle or with a general group or in relation to another; "This plant can be referred to a known species"
[v] seek information from; "You should consult the dictionary"; "refer to your notes"
[v] make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
[v] send or direct for treatment, information, or a decision; "refer a patient to a specialist"; "refer a bill to a committee"
[v] be about; have to do with; be relevant to; refer, pertain, or relate to; "What's this novel all about?"; "There were lots of questions referring to her talk"
advert, bear on, bring up, cite, come to, concern, consult, denote, look up, mention, pertain, relate, touch, touch on