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refer (German)

Part of speech: Verb

to deny, past tense: denied, participle II: denied
Pronunciation / Stress:
IPA: [fɛɐ̯ˈvaɪ̯zn̩]
Word meaning / definition:
1) draw attention to something else
2) remove someone from a place
3) deliver a reproachful speech
4) forward someone to another (more competent or competent) contact person or another body
Origin of the term:
Old High German farwiʒan, Old High German wiʒan = punish to punish, Middle High German forbid
Related terms:
1) recommend, point out, reference, link
2) reject, get rid of, exclude, throw out, kick out, kick out
3) reprimand, reprimand, rebuke
4) forward, forward
Opposite words:
2) accept, record
3) praise, praise
Application examples:
1) Justification refer we refer to section 3a of the delivery contract.
1) "Critic refer on the fact that medication should be taken specifically and not unconsciously with the daily "bread and butter". "
1) “Innsbruck is the capital of the state of Tyrol in western Austria. Your name refers on the bridge over the Inn. "
2) After several fouls the player of the court was taken referenced.
3) you referred he was embarrassed and blushing at his too lively behavior, but could not avoid looking over.
4) After inquiries, I became a porter referred, who would be able to help me.
4) May I refer you to our wages and salaries department refer?
Saying / idioms:
1) put someone in their place refer - show someone their limit; Show someone the point that they must not cross
Typical word combinations:
1) on something refer
2) of the houserefer, of the countryrefer, of the placerefer, from the fieldrefer
4) to someone refer
Word formations:
Conversions:Referring, referring, referenced
Nouns:Reference, reference
Verb: refer back
Present tense: I. references; you refers; he she it refers
Simple past: I. referred
Participle II: referenced
Subjunctive II: i referred
Imperative: singular referrals!; Plural refers!; expelled!
Auxiliary verb: to have


  • English: refer; 2) expel, send off
  • Esperanto: 1) referenci; 2) forpeli
  • Estonian:: 2) pagendama
  • French: 1) référer; 2) renvoyer
  • Italian: 1) rimandare, rinviare; 2) espellere; 3) biasimare, redarguire
  • Catalan: 2) expulsive
  • Polish: 2) wydalać
  • Portuguese: 2) expulsar
  • Swedish: 1) Hansa; 2) utvisa
  • Spanish: remitir; 2) expulsar

Similar words (German):freeze up, get old, go away, rotten



Practical example sentences

Automatically selected examples in German:

The mudslides that paralyzed the Brenner refer on a problem., October 29, 2018

The US stock exchanges continued to decline. Dealers refer Among other things, a significant drop in the oil price, which weighs on the share prices of energy companies., May 02, 2019

Vienna, Lower Austria, Salzburg and Vorarlberg interpret the demo visit as an unjustified absence, others refer on school autonomy., March 12, 2019

Freedom refer to the other federal states, in which the network costs are up to half cheaper than in Germany.
Kleine Zeitung, January 08, 2019

FDP and CSU comment on the environment minister's climate protection plans. They warn of a division in society and refer on the middle class., July 9, 2019

The network operators should improve the network expansion by the end of the year. The refer but also on planning and approval rights.
heise online, May 4th, 2020

The federal police had to bring some people back into the country on Monday alone refer - and write ads.
Day 24, June 23, 2020

Asylum seekers refer to baptism, homosexuality or contacts with the secret service in order to avoid deportation. This is what the BVerfG says about it., June 02, 2020

A train attendant of the Deutsche Bahn was trying to get an aggressive traveler of the train refer attacked by this.
Focus Online, June 24, 2020

Saarland associations advertise for funding and refer on role models such as Hamburg.
Saarbrücker Zeitung, October 12, 2020

The usage examples were selected automatically and may therefore contain errors.

Thesaurus & Synonyms

  • to be based on (a thing)
  • take up (something)
  • to lean against
  • appeal (to)
  • (refer to)
  • (to lean on or against something)
  • (to be) inspired (by)
  • Referring to)
  • alludieren (go., educational language, lat.)
  • to be leaned against
  • to connect (to): attach a thread, a cord to something with a knot; to continue with something, to connect to something, to continue something; Get in touch with someone
  • allude (to): Sports when playing ball, placing the ball specifically on a teammate; Music, theater: reproducing the beginning of a piece; to point out something (hidden); to indicate something (indirectly)
  • to recur (to) (to go)
  • fall back on): intrans. use something or someone who is available; intrans. refer to something in the past in a narrative; intrans. grab something behind you / behind someone with your hand
  • to come back to): come back to the starting point; to come back to something: to pick something up again
  • draw attention to)
  • to indicate: bring something to the attention of someone; to recall; Show; to mark; indicate; indicate something; To be an indication of something
  • inform): Pass information, news; refl. obtain information, news
  • sensitize (for): make sensitive; Create awareness of something; cause the immune system to react to certain foreign bodies
  • exclude
  • show the red card
  • disqualify: clearly show that a person is not suitable for the topic in question, the task at hand, or more generally: that a person does not meet the high demands placed on them; Excluding sport from an event because there has been a simple breach of the rules, but also after offenses such as doping or assault, for example
  • lock: prevent access to an area or building or system; temporarily suspend or finally terminate a contractual relationship on the part of the provider; terminate the validity of a check; exclude a person temporarily or permanently from organized sport; imprison a person or animal; prevent the plans of a person or group of people; Refuse change; print with a space
  • off the pitch

Another word (synonym) for to refer - Source: OpenThesaurus

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to fly:… Fliogan synonyms: 1) float, sail 2) lead, pilot 3) kick out, refer Application examples: 1) The plane flies from Berlin to Moscow. 2) Our pilot had ...

adjective: ... most adjectives in the German language can be increased. 1) "The critical statements mostly refer to the inflection of the noun and the adjective and implicitly complain ...

place: ... someone or something is out of place 4) finding his / her place 4) directing others to the place 4) taking someone's place 4) (not) filling the place 4) the place ...

tiger: ... as part of compounds that refer to an external similarity (shape, pattern, drawing): mackerel, saber-toothed tiger, Tasmanian tiger / marsupial tiger, tiger color ...

case:… Cases determine the function of the parts of the sentence (word groups) in the sentence. 2) "The critical statements mostly refer to the inflection of the noun and the adjective and implicitly complain ...

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