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umpire

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of umpire

  1. a person who impartially decides or resolves a dispute or controversy <usually acts as umpire in the all-too-frequent squabbles between the two other roommates> Synonyms adjudicator, arbiter, arbitrator, referee, judgeRelated Words jurist, justice, magistrate; intermediary, intermediate, mediator, mediatrix, moderator, negotiator; conciliator, go-between, peacemaker, reconciler, troubleshooter; decider




umpire

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of umpire

  1. to give an opinion about (something at issue or in dispute) <in our family disputes regarding the use of our home entertainment system are umpired by Dad> Synonyms adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate, decide, determine, referee, rule (on), settle, judgeRelated Words consider, deem, deliberate, hear, ponder, weigh; size up; mediate, moderate, negotiate; prosecute, try; find (for or against); conclude, resolve; redetermine, rejudgeNear Antonyms equivocate, hedge, pussyfoot, skirt





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