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umpire

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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umpire

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of umpire (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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The first known use of umpire was in the 15th century

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“Umpire.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/umpire. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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