5 letter word starting with ref

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
refar verb t. To go over again; to repeat.
refel verb t. To refute; to disprove; as, to refel the tricks of a sophister.
refer verb t. To carry or send back., Hence: To send or direct away; to send or direct elsewhere, as for treatment, aid, information, decision, etc.; to make over, or pass over, to another; as, to refer a student to an author; to refer a beggar to an officer; to refer a bill to a committee; a court refers a matter of fact to a commissioner for investigation, or refers a question of law to a superior tribunal., To place in or under by a mental or rational process; to assign to, as a class, a cause, source, a motive, reason, or ground of explanation; as, he referred the phenomena to electrical disturbances., To have recourse; to apply; to appeal; to betake one’s self; as, to refer to a dictionary., To have relation or reference; to relate; to point; as, the figure refers to a footnote., To carry the mind or thought; to direct attention; as, the preacher referred to the late election., To direct inquiry for information or a guarantee of any kind, as in respect to one’s integrity, capacity, pecuniary ability, and the like; as, I referred to his employer for the truth of his story.
refit verb t. To fit or prepare for use again; to repair; to restore after damage or decay; as, to refit a garment; to refit ships of war., To fit out or supply a second time., To obtain repairs or supplies; as, the fleet returned to refit.
refix verb t. To fix again or anew; to establish anew.
refut noun Refuge.