Definition of Umpire

1. Noun. An official at a baseball game.

Exact synonyms: Ump
Generic synonyms: Official



2. Verb. Be a referee or umpire in a sports competition.
Exact synonyms: Referee
Category relationships: Athletics, Sport
Generic synonyms: Judge
Derivative terms: Referee, Refereeing, Umpirage, Umpirage

3. Noun. Someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue. "An umpire was appointed to settle the tax case"
Exact synonyms: Arbiter, Arbitrator
Generic synonyms: Evaluator, Judge
Specialized synonyms: Third Party
Derivative terms: Arbitrate, Arbitrate

Definition of Umpire

1. n. A person to whose sole decision a controversy or question between parties is referred; especially, one chosen to see that the rules of a game, as cricket, baseball, or the like, are strictly observed.

2. v. t. To decide as umpire; to arbitrate; to settle, as a dispute.

3. v. i. To act as umpire or arbitrator.

Definition of Umpire

1. Noun. (tennis) The official who presides over a tennis game sat on a high chair. ¹

2. Noun. (cricket) One of the two white-coated officials who preside over a cricket match. ¹

3. Noun. (baseball) One of usually 4 officials who preside over a baseball game. ¹

4. Noun. (American football) The official who stands behind the line on the defensive side. ¹

5. Noun. (Australian rules football) A match official on the ground deciding and enforcing the rules during play. As of 2007 the Australian Football League uses 3, or in the past 2 or just 1. The other officials, the goal umpires and boundary umpires, are normally not called just umpires alone. ¹

6. Noun. (legal) A person who arbitrates between contending parties ¹

7. Verb. (sports) To act as an umpire in a game. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Umpire

1. to act as umpire (a person appointed to rule on the plays in a game) [v -PIRED, -PIRING, -PIRES]

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