referent

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

refer +‎ -ent

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Noun[edit]

referent ‎(plural referents)

  1. (semantics) The specific entity in the world that a word or phrase identifies or denotes.
  2. That which is referenced.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

referent m ‎(plural referents)

  1. (linguistics) referent

Adjective[edit]

referent m ‎(feminine referenta, masculine plural referents, feminine plural referentes)

  1. referencing, referring

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

referent

  1. third-person plural future active indicative of referō

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Referent, from Latin referēns, present participle of referō.

Noun[edit]

referent m ‎(feminine equivalent referentka)

  1. speaker(one who makes a speech to an audience)

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