Definition of cross-refer verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

cross-refer

 verb
verb
 
[transitive, intransitive]cross-refer (something) to somethingVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cross-refer
 
he / she / it cross-refers
 
past simple cross-referred
 
-ing form cross-referring
 
 
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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 Learner's Dictionary entry: cross-refer