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REFERRAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does referral mean? 

REFERRAL (noun)
  The noun REFERRAL has 2 senses:

1. a recommendation to consult the (professional) person referred to
2. the act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency)

  Familiarity information: REFERRAL used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REFERRAL (noun)


Sense 1referral [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A recommendation to consult the (professional) person referred to

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Context example:

this patient is a referral from Dr. Bones

Hypernyms ("referral" is a kind of...):

recommendation (something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable)


Sense 2referral [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of referring (as forwarding an applicant for employment or referring a matter to an appropriate agency)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("referral" is a kind of...):

forwarding (the act of sending on to another destination)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "referral"):

remission; remit; remitment ((law) the act of remitting (especially the referral of a law case to another court))


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