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Synonyms of referent

Noun


1. referent, meaning, significance, signification, import

usage: something referred to; the object of a reference

2. referent, term

usage: the first term in a proposition; the term to which other terms relate

3. referent, term

usage: something that refers; a term that refers to another term

Adjective


1. referent, denotative (vs. connotative), denotive

usage: having reference; "judgments referent to the indictment"

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