REFERENT

Linguistic expression which refers to a person or thing in the physical world. Something referred to; object of reference.

REFERENT: "When a reference is intended, the referent indicates what is being referred to."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REFERENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/referent/ (accessed October 22, 2020).
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