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synonyms for ref

  • referee
  • umpire
  • arbiter
  • arbitrator
  • expert
  • intermediary
  • moderator
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How to use ref in a sentence

I’m glad that I’m in the league where refs are not going to call for ticky-tack stuff.
AARI MCDONALD: LIVING THE ATLANTA DREAMISABELLE LEEJUNE 4, 2021OZY
Or not -- sometimes we had to call in a ref to mediate, but for the most part, we were all pretty good about playing fair.
LITTLE BROTHERCORY DOCTOROW
Folks calls 'im Laz'rus in ref'ence to de Bible chil' what riz up jes' same way lak', outen de daid col' tomb.
THE FAITH HEALERWILLIAM VAUGHN MOODY
Refuge, ref′ūj, n. that which affords shelter or protection: an asylum or retreat: a resource or expedient.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Refragable, ref′ra-ga-bl, adj. that may be resisted: capable of refutation.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 3 OF 4: N-R)VARIOUS
Ref.: Discussion in various reports of Comptroller of the Currency.
MANUAL OF REFERENCES AND EXERCISES IN ECONOMICSFRANK A. FETTER
They endowed the children with various attributes, and called them User-ref, Sah-ra, and Kaku.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF ANCIENT EGYPTLEWIS SPENCE
I'll introduce them: Please meet Marie, my very little daughter, and Ref, my very big reflex camera.
LITTLE TONY OF ITALYMADELINE BRANDEIS
Several years have gone by since we started our work together and Marie is a bigger girl—but Ref hasn't changed one bit.
LITTLE TONY OF ITALYMADELINE BRANDEIS
The third point in which the law dis- tinguishes between man and woman is with ref- erence to the suffrage.
THE UNEXPURGATED CASE AGAINST WOMEN SUFFRAGEALMROTH E. WRIGHT
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WORDS RELATED TO REF

  • advocate
  • arbiter
  • arbitrator
  • broker
  • conciliator
  • fixer
  • go-between
  • interagent
  • interceder
  • intermediary
  • intermediator
  • judge
  • medium
  • middle person
  • moderator
  • negotiator
  • peacemaker
  • ref
  • referee
  • rent-a-judge
  • troubleshooter
  • umpire
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.