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synonyms for umpire

  • arbitrator
  • judge
  • ref
  • referee
  • ump
  • adjudicator
  • arbiter
  • assessor
  • compromiser
  • inspector
  • justice
  • mediator
  • moderator
  • negotiator
  • peacemaker
  • proprietor
  • settler
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Minimum-wage increase imperiled in covid relief bill by Senate official’s rulingParliamentarians are essentially the umpires of the Senate, ensuring that lawmakers follow the rules that govern how legislation moves forward.
SOME DEMOCRATS WANT TO FIRE THE SENATE PARLIAMENTARIAN WHO SCUTTLED $15 MINIMUM-WAGE PLANS. IT’S BEEN DONE ONCE BEFORE.KATIE SHEPHERDFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Somehow, the umpire is there to make the “out” call, and so is the batter to angrily contest it, hands clenched in fists.
‘BASEBALL BUGS’ AT 75: HOW A LOONEY TUNES CLASSIC LEFT ITS MARK ON AMERICA’S PASTIMEFREDERIC J. FROMMERFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Two games later, she demanded that the umpire apologize for “stealing” a point from her.
SERENA WILLIAMS AND NAOMI OSAKA HAVE A BRIEF BUT MEMORABLE HISTORYCINDY BORENFEBRUARY 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
During the second set, the chair umpire warned Williams about violating rules by getting signals from her coach.
SERENA WILLIAMS AND NAOMI OSAKA HAVE A BRIEF BUT MEMORABLE HISTORYCINDY BORENFEBRUARY 17, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Human umpires in baseball and tennis still have important jobs, too.
A ROBOT REFEREE CAN REALLY KEEP ITS ‘EYE’ ON THE BALLKATHRYN HULICKAUGUST 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In most professional tennis matches, the main umpire — called the chair umpire — sits right beside the net.
A ROBOT REFEREE CAN REALLY KEEP ITS ‘EYE’ ON THE BALLKATHRYN HULICKAUGUST 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Already, some organizations are experimenting with systems that take over part of the job of a human umpire or judge.
A ROBOT REFEREE CAN REALLY KEEP ITS ‘EYE’ ON THE BALLKATHRYN HULICKAUGUST 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
He displays marvellous bravery in facing the fighting crowds, and they choose him to be umpire.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
The umpire's first decision was usually his last; they broke him in two with a bat, and his friends toted him home on a shutter.
A CONNECTICUT YANKEE IN KING ARTHUR'S COURT, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The war of preparations that has been going on for thirty years may end like a sham-fight at last in an umpire's decision.
THE NEW MACHIAVELLIHERBERT GEORGE WELLS
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WORDS RELATED TO UMPIRE

  • adjudge
  • arbitrate
  • decide
  • determine
  • mediate
  • referee
  • settle
  • umpire
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