Synonyms for referral

Synonyms for (noun) referral

Synonyms: referral

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

Similar words: forwarding

Definition: the act of sending on to another destination

Usage: the forwarding of mail to a new address is done automatically; the forwarding of resumes to the personnel department

Synonyms: referral

Definition: a recommendation to consult the (professional) person or group to whom one has been referred

Usage: the insurance company says that you need a written referral from your physician before seeing a specialist

Similar words: recommendation

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

Synonyms: referral

Definition: a person whose case has been referred to a specialist or professional group

Usage: the patient is a referral from Dr. Bones

Similar words: case

Definition: a person requiring professional services

Usage: a typical case was the suburban housewife described by a marriage counselor

Visual thesaurus for referral