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Adjective: referent  re-fu-runt
  1. Having reference
    "judgments referent to the indictment"
Noun: referent  re-fu-runt
  1. Something referred to; the object of a reference
  2. The first term in a proposition; the term to which other terms relate
  3. Something that refers; a term that refers to another term

Derived forms: referents

See also: denotative, denotive

Type of: import, meaning, significance, signification, term

Encyclopedia: Referent