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  • nounperson who mediates, judges
  • verbjudge, mediate

synonyms for referee

  • arbiter
  • arbitrator
  • judge
  • ref
  • umpire
  • adjudicator
  • conciliator
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Before the game, Coach John Harbaugh jawed with Titans cornerback Malcolm Butler, with Tennessee Coach Mike Vrabel eventually joining the discussion, and referees had to separate the teams.
WHAT TO KNOW FROM NFL WEEK 11: CARSON WENTZ LOOKS LOST, AND TAYSOM HILL IS JUST GETTING STARTEDADAM KILGORENOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
With the election imminent, social media platforms find themselves once again in the awkward position of being the referee deciding whether to call a penalty kick in overtime.
THE PERILS OF LETTING SOCIAL MEDIA TITANS CORRECT MISINFORMATIONJAKEMETHOCTOBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
With regression to the mean likely for the leaguewide conversion percentage and with referees soon to stop calling so many handballs, the Premier League’s goal-fest might be over soon — if it isn’t already.
WHY HAS PREMIER LEAGUE SCORING SKYROCKETED?RYAN O’HANLONOCTOBER 15, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
In other words, the league has not instructed referees to review plays more often to ensure a greater degree of call accuracy inside the bubble.
DON’T BLAME THE REFS FOR ALL OF THESE REPLAY REVIEWSJARED DUBINSEPTEMBER 17, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Indeed, referees blew the whistle a lot more often after the restart than before.
WHY HAVE NBA OFFENSES BEEN SO GOOD IN THE BUBBLE?MIKE PRADAAUGUST 20, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The judge or referee must be present at this meeting, also the bankrupt if required by the court.
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As soon as he has been appointed it is the duty of the referee to notify him in person or by mail of his appointment.
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The referee who presides at the first meeting makes up or decides on its membership.
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The decision of the referee was prompt, but even so, it was almost lost in the sudden stir and murmur which arose behind us.
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At last the shrill whistle of the referee proclaimed the end of an immortal contest.
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WORDS RELATED TO REFEREE

  • adjudicate
  • arbitrate
  • award
  • consider
  • decide
  • decree
  • determine
  • rate
  • referee
  • rule
  • settle
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