Synonyms of reference in English:

reference


See definition of reference

noun

1‘his journal contains many references to railways’

SYNONYMS
mention of, allusion to, comment on, remark about
citation of, instance of

2‘some references are given in the bibliography to this chapter’

SYNONYMS
source, information source, citation, authority, credit
note, footnote
bibliographical data, bibliography

3‘this was an appropriate case for a reference to the European Court of Justice’

SYNONYMS
referral, transfer, passing on, handover, direction, remission

4‘his employer gave him a glowing reference’

SYNONYMS
testimonial, character reference, recommendation, good word, backing
credentials
dated character

Phrases

    with reference to


    SYNONYMS

    apropos, with regard to, regarding, as regards, with respect to, on the subject of, in the matter of, re

    in relation to, relating to, in connection with