- 1reference something to refer to something The following is a guide to locating some of the information referenced in this publication.
- 2reference something to provide a book, etc. with references Each chapter is referenced, citing literature up to 2010.
NAmE//ˈrɛfrəns//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they reference
he / she / it references
past simple referenced
-ing form referencing