Translation of referent in Spanish:

referent

referente, n.

Pronunciation: /ˈrɛf(ə)r(ə)nt//ˈrɛf(ə)rənt/

noun

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    referente masculine
    • This message, even when presented figuratively, uses extra linguistic referents to bring it in touch with the reality around us.
    • Geoff Pullum complains about the use of the count noun troop for individual, rather than collective, referents.
    • But in the following passage the syntax is such that the referent of the word lap is ambiguous.
    • Meaning postulates are not about the sense of words but about their referents.
    • Furthermore, demonstrative nominal and demonstrative pronominal anaphors appeared to function quite differently in expressing differences in transition stages of discourse referents.