Definition of


  1. (adv, all) compare (used in texts to point the reader to another location in the text)

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Cf.


Origin of the word Cf.

  1. abbreviation of L. confer "compare" (see confer). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Note: If you're looking to improve your vocabulary right now, we highly recommend Ultimate Vocabulary Software.

Word of the Moment

Ganglion Cell

a nerve cell whose body is outside the central nervous system