1. the activity or state through which one word or idea is corresponded to another or to items in the world. 2. the authentic item or feeling which is comprehended by the senses.

OBJECTIVE REFERENCE: "An objective reference is imperative to the senses."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OBJECTIVE REFERENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/objective-reference/ (accessed January 18, 2021).