Reffering vs. Referring
"Reffering" is an incorrect spelling; the correct spelling is "referring." Referring is the act of directing someone or something to a different place or person for information, help, or action.
Which is correct: Reffering or Referring
How to spell Referring?
Reffering is Incorrect
Referring is Correct
Remember that the word "refer" has one 'r' and "referring" adds another, making it two 'r's.
Visualize a sign pointing ('referring') you to the right spelling with two 'r's.
Associate it with "reference," which starts with the same "ref-" prefix.
Think of "referee," which also has two "r's" in the middle.
Remember that "refer" doubles its "r" when adding "-ing."
Reffering and Referring Definitions
Reffering is an incorrect spelling of referring.
To mention or allude to in speech or writing.
She was referring to a previous conversation.
To send or direct someone to a specialist or authority.
The doctor is referring her to a specialist.
To direct to a source for help or information
Referred her to a heart specialist.
Referred me to his last employer for a recommendation.
To submit (a matter in dispute) to an authority for arbitration, decision, or examination.
To direct the attention of
I refer you to the training manual.
To assign or attribute to; regard as originated by.
To assign to or regard as belonging within a particular kind or class
Referred the newly discovered partita to the 1600s.
To relate or pertain; concern
Questions referring to yesterday's lecture.
To serve as a descriptor or have as a denotation
The word chair refers to a piece of furniture.
To speak or write about something briefly or incidentally; make reference
Referred during our conversation to several books he was reading.
To turn one's attention, as in seeking information
Refer to a dictionary.
Present participle of refer
The act by which somebody or something is referred; a reference.
To direct attention to something or someone.
He is referring to the manual for guidance.
To relate or have a connection to something.
The term refers to a specific method.
To look at or check for information.
I am referring to my notes.
Why is it called referring?
It's called "referring" because it comes from the verb "refer," which means to direct attention or to send to a particular place or person for information or action.
Which vowel is used before referring?
The vowel 'e' is used before "referring."
What is the root word of referring?
What is the plural form of referring?
N/A, it's a verb.
What is the verb form of referring?
Which preposition is used with referring?
"To" as in "referring to."
Is referring a noun or adjective?
What is the pronunciation of referring?
Which conjunction is used with referring?
"And," "but," "or," depending on the context.
What is the singular form of referring?
Referring (it's a verb form, not a noun, so it doesn't have a singular or plural).
Which article is used with referring?
"The" or "a" can be used depending on the sentence.
Is referring an abstract noun?
Is the referring term a metaphor?
How do we divide referring into syllables?
How many syllables are in referring?
What is a stressed syllable in referring?
The second syllable, "fer."
What part of speech is referring?
What is another term for referring?
Directing, pointing, mentioning.
What is the second form of referring?
Is referring an adverb?
Is referring a vowel or consonant?
Begins with a consonant ('R').
Is referring a collective noun?
Is the word referring imperative?
It can be used in the imperative mood, e.g., "Refer to the manual."
What is the first form of referring?
Is referring a negative or positive word?
Is referring a countable noun?
No, it's a verb.
What is the third form of referring?
What is the opposite of referring?
Which determiner is used with referring?
"The" or "a," depending on the context.
How is referring used in a sentence?
"I was referring to the main point in my argument."