to refer sth to sbremitir algo a algn;I have to refer it to my bosstengo que remitírselo a mi jefe;tengo que consultarlo con mi jefe;to refer a dispute to arbitrationsometer or remitir una disputa al arbitraje;the case has been referred to the Supreme Courthan diferido el caso al Tribunal Supremo;the decision has been referred to usla decisión se ha dejado a nuestro juicio
the matter should be referred to the Monopolies and Mergers Commissionhis letter was referred to the committee for discussionthe case was referred to the Court of Appeal last Augusthe could refer the matter to the high courtto refer a matter to a lawyer
to refer sb to sth/sb: I referred him to the managerlo envié a que viera al gerente;the doctor referred me to a specialistel médico me mandó a un especialista;the reader is referred to page 15remito al lector a la página 15
patients are mostly referred to hospital by their general practitionersthe patient should be referred for tests immediatelynow and then I referred a client to himMr Bryan also referred me to a book by the American journalist Anthony Scadutohe referred her to a lawyer specializing in criminal lawhe referred reporters to the Saudi Embassy
refer to drawer(on cheque)devolver al librador
he refers his mistake to tirednessel error lo achaca a su cansancio;atribuye el error a su cansancio;he refers the painting to the 14th centuryatribuye el cuadro al siglo XIV
his thesis has been referred
referred paindolor (m) reflejo
to refer to
2(relate to)referirse a
this refers to you allesto se refiere a todos ustedes;esto va para todos ustedes;the rules do not refer to special caseslas normas no son aplicables a los casos especiales
does that remark refer to me?the term electronics refers to electrically-induced actionin the 18th century, "antique" referred specifically to Greek and Roman antiquitiesthe serial number refers to the country in which the car was manufactured
3(allude to)referirse a
I am not referring to youno me estoy refiriendo a ti;I refer to your letter of 1st Maycon relación a su carta con fecha del uno de mayo
"the trouble is that some people don't believe in working" - "/are you referring to me?/"in his speech, he referred to a recent trip to Canadain his letters to Vita he rarely referred to political eventsher story has appeared in some newspapers - I refer to Miss RussellI had no idea to what she was referringsir, referring to your article on rabies, your readers may wish to know that...
he never refers to that eveningnunca menciona aquella noche
we will not refer to it againI am not allowed to refer to them by name
she had to refer to her notestuvo que consultar sus apuntes;please refer to section threevéase la sección tres
you must refer to the originalinformation which can be referred to on future occasions
he referred to her as his assistantcuando se refería a ella la llamaba su ayudante;this kind of art is often referred to as "minimal art"este tipo de arte a menudo se denomina "arte minimalista"
Marcia had referred to him as a dear friendhe simply referred to him as Ronnieour economy is referred to as a free marketa widely accepted word used to refer to homosexual people is "gay"