refer to (1)
Meaning: to look at something like a book, a map, or a website, in order to get information about something
- refer to sb/sth She had to refer to her notes quite often because she hadn't memorized the speech.
- refer to sb/sth You can refer to books or other information sources in your essay, but you must cite each reference you have used.
refer to (1): notes, book, journal, article, source, map, website, dictionary
Before she could tell us how many states there are in India, our teacher had to refer to