Definitions for REFrɛf

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

refrɛf(n.; v.t.; v.i.)reffed, ref•fing.

  1. Category: Sport

    Ref: referee.

Origin of ref:

1895–1900

ref.

  1. referee.

    Category: Sport

  2. reference.

  3. referred.

  4. reformed.

  5. refund.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. referee, ref(noun)

    (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. ref(noun)ɛf

    a referee in a sports game

    people yelling at the refs

Wiktionary

  1. ref(Noun)

    Short form of referee.

  2. ref(Verb)

    to referee; to act as a referee in a sport or game.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'REF' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2519

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'REF' in Nouns Frequency: #1032

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