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I asked a ref if he could give me a technical foul for thinking bad things about him. He said, of course not. I said, well, I think you stink. And he gave me a technical. You can't trust em.
Jim Valvano

Meaning of "ref" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF REF

ref  [rɛf] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REF

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ref is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REF

reexpress
ref.
Ref. Ch.
reface
refall
refashion
refashionment
refasten
refect
refection
refectioner
refective
refectorian
refectories
refectory
refectory table
refeed
refeel
refel
refence

WORDS THAT END LIKE REF

beef
belief
brief
chef
chief
clef
def
editor in chief
editor-in-chief
ef
grief
in brief
in chief
lief
mischief
pain relief
police chief
reef
relief
thief

Synonyms and antonyms of ref in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ref» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REF

Find out the translation of ref to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of ref from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ref» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

REF
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ref
570 millions of speakers

English

ref
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रेफरी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

المرجع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ссылка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ref
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সুত্র
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ref
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ref
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ref
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

参照
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

심판
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ref
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ref
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குறிப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रेफरी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ref
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

arbitro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ref
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

посилання
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ref
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ref
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ref
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ref
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ref
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ref

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REF»

The term «ref» is very widely used and occupies the 2.984 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REF» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «ref» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «ref» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ref

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2 QUOTES WITH «REF»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word ref.
1
Paul Feig
Many Republicans have always reminded me of professional W.W.F. wrestlers. They come into the ring all pumped up and acting like they're invincible and that they're going to destroy their opponent. Then they get hit once and fall down and roll around in agony and suddenly seem immobilized by pain, calling for the ref to intervene.
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Jim Valvano
I asked a ref if he could give me a technical foul for thinking bad things about him. He said, of course not. I said, well, I think you stink. And he gave me a technical. You can't trust em.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REF»

Discover the use of ref in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ref and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Pocket Ref
If you think drugs and surgery are the only approach to getting and staying well read this book. It may well transform your view of your body, and the role of your mind and spirit in your health.
Thomas J. Glover, 2010
2
Pocket Ref
Information for do-it-yourselfers, engineers, craftsmen, students, teachers, managers, maintenance and industrial personnel, and travelers.
Thomas J. Glover, 2002
3
Lab Ref: A Handbook of Recipes, Reagents, and Other ...
" ... "In the same spirit, Lab Ref 2 again assembles in one place a new selection of reference information that should maximize the volume's value in a crowded laboratory environment."--Note.
Jane Roskams, Albert S. Mellick, Linda Rodgers, 2007
4
You're the Ref: 156 Scenarios to Test Your Football Knowledge
Presents strategic situations in football where the reader is encouraged to determine the legality of each play, from pass interference calls to the rules of fumbles and illegal touching.
Wayne Stewart, 2011
5
Audel Water Well Pumps and Systems Mini-Ref
Finally, here's a great handy guide is for anyone who needs to know how these pumps work, how to troubleshoot problems unique to this type of piping system, and how to make common repairs for both above ground and submersible pumps.
Roger D. Woodson, 2012
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MCPD 70-519 Exam Ref: Designing and Developing Web ...
MCPD. 70519. Exam. Ref: Designing. and. Developing. Web. ApplicationsUsing. Microsoft®.NET. Framework4. TonyNorthrup Published by Microsoft Press For my favorite nephews and niece:
Tony Northrup, 2011
7
Apache Pocket Ref
Andrew Ford. Automatically generated directory indexes If there is no index file for a directory and the Indexes feature of the Options directive is enabled, a directory listing will be generated. This may be a plain list of filenames or a fancy index, ...
Andrew Ford, 2000
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Direct and General Support and Depot Maintenance Repair ...
REF NUMBER & MFR CODE UNIT OF MEAS 100 EQUIP CNTGY FIG. NO. ITEM 51-100 NO. PF 5905-903-5397 STABILITY CONTROL 69-1676 (97520) EA 1 REF REF REF REF REF REF REF REF PF 5905-903-5393 RESISTOR, OROOP  ...
‎1991
9
Exam Ref MCSA 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012 R2
Fully updated for Windows Server 2012 R2! Prepare for Microsoft Exam 70-411 - and help demonstrate your real-world mastery of administering Windows Server infrastructure in an enterprise environment.
Charlie Russel, 2014
10
The Chemistry of Heterocyclic Compounds, Pyridine and Its ...
(ref. 215), 871, 880, 52571.' 4: 369 (rei. 349), 1136 Van Ark, 2: 15 (ге1.488), .W Van Campen, 1: 54 (rc1. 128), 9.7: 2: 5 (refs. 50,51), 83, 161 (ref. 58), 235061. 58 ), 238 (ref. 58), 239 (ref. 58), 2151), 359 (ref. 349), Jfö, 427 (ref. 155), 428 (ref.
E. Klingsberg, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REF»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term ref is used in the context of the following news items.
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NFL's female ref a Michael Sam-esque publicity stunt: Jaguar
With one analogy, the Jaguars defensive lineman swiped at the NFL and insulted the credentials of Michael Sam and the NFL's newest ref. “It's just like the ... «New York Post, Apr 15»
2
Bob Newhart has Fun With Resemblance to Football Referee
Referee Greg Burks drew attention on social media during Monday's Ohio State-Oregon game for his resemblance to the “Elf” star. Burks and his crew normally ... «ABC News, Jan 15»
3
'Fail Mary' ref: PTSD, suicidal thoughts have ruined my life
Lance Easley — better known, to his horror, as the overwhelmed replacement NFL referee who called a touchdown on 2012's infamous “Fail Mary” play ... «New York Post, Jan 15»
4
ACC cuts ties with ref Karl Hess
When I'm older, I want to sit in your seat & watch your Egyptian ass ref a game" #Wow". Now the CEO of an Atlanta-based hotel management company, Shah is ... «ESPN, Jan 15»
5
World's worst referee uses cell phone in the middle of basketball game
A youth basketball referee spent the better part of three possessions on the phone and thanks to the power of the internet, we can now see this terribleness in ... «USA TODAY, Jan 15»
6
REF 2014: results by subject
After more than a year of nail-biting since last November's submission deadline, the results of the 2014 research excellence framework are finally published ... «Times Higher Education, Dec 14»
7
MLS Ref Jose Rivero Suspended After Arrest On Felony Fraud …
MLS Ref Jose Rivero Suspended After Arrest On Felony Fraud Charges. by The ... WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — A Major League Soccer referee has been accused of ... «NESN.com, Oct 14»
8
Bosnian goalkeeper punches referee and then chases him off pitch …
He is absolutely mental and showed it this week when he flipped out after getting a yellow card – punching the referee and then forcing him off the pitch. Crazy. «Metro, Oct 14»
9
Ironman NBA referee Dick Bavetta retires after 2635 games
Referee Dick Bavetta retired from the NBA on Tuesday afternoon after a 39-year career in which he worked a record 2,635 consecutive games. He never missed ... «USA TODAY, Aug 14»
10
Violet Palmer, NBA's first female referee, publicly announces she is …
In advance of the impending nuptials, the veteran NBA referee publicly came out as a lesbian in an interview with Dan Gelston of the Associated Press, saying ... «Yahoo Canada Sports, Jul 14»

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