cross-refer
verb Date: 1879 transitive verb to refer (a reader) by a notation or direction from one place to another (as in a book, list, or catalog) intransitive verb to make a cross-reference

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • cross-refer — [krôs′ri fʉr′] vt. cross referred, cross referring to refer from one part (of a book, index, etc.) to another vi. to make a cross reference …   English World dictionary

  • cross-refer — v. to refer from one entry to another, as in catalogues, books, and lists. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cross-refer — cross re fer past tense and past participle cross referred present participle cross referring v [I and T] to tell a reader to look in another place in the book they are reading, so that they can get further information cross refer to/from ▪ The… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • cross-refer — cross′ refer′ v. t. v. i. ferred, fer•ring to refer by a cross reference …   From formal English to slang

  • cross-refer — UK / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms cross refer : present tense I/you/we/they cross refer he/she/it cross refers present participle cross referring past tense cross referred past participle cross referred if a note in a book cross… …   English dictionary

  • cross-refer — v. (D; intr., tr.) to cross refer to * * * [ˌkrɒsrɪ fɜː] (D;intr.,tr.) to cross refer to …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cross-refer — /kraws ri ferr , kros /, v.t., v.i., cross referred, cross referring. to refer by a cross reference. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • cross-refer — /krɒs rəˈfɜ/ (say kros ruh fer) verb (t), verb (i) (cross referred, cross referring) → cross reference (defs 2 and 3) …   Australian English dictionary

  • cross-refer — v.intr. ( referred, referring) refer from one part of a book, article, etc., to another …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross-refer — verb To make or use a cross reference …   Wiktionary

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