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umpires

noun
plural of umpire

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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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umpires

verb
present tense third-person singular of umpire

Synonyms & Antonyms of umpires (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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“Umpires.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/umpires. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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