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Definition of cross-refer verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cross-refer

 verb
verb
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Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cross-refer
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; NAmE
 
he / she / it cross-refers
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; NAmE
 
past simple cross-referred
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past participle cross-referred
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-ing form cross-referring
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[transitive, intransitive] cross-refer (something) to something to refer to another text or part of a text, especially to give more information about something The entry for ‘polygraph’ is cross-referred to the entry for ‘lie detector’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cross-refer