referee

  • 1 referee — ref·er·ee /ˌre fə rē/ n: an officer appointed by a court or quasi judicial body (as a workers compensation board) to investigate a case, report findings, and often to make orders subject to review the board may affirm, reverse, modify or… …

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  • 2 referee — ref‧er‧ee [ˌrefəˈriː] noun [countable] 1. a person who provides information about your character, abilities, or qualifications when you are trying to get a job: • Applications should be in the form of a CV and include the names of three referees …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 referee — s.m. (Anglicism; liv.) Arbitru. [pron. referi. / < engl. referee]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 18.08.2005. Sursa: DN …

    Dicționar Român

  • 4 referee — [n] person who mediates, judges adjudicator, arbiter, arbitrator, conciliator, judge, ref*, umpire; concepts 348,366 referee [v] judge, mediate adjudge, adjudicate, arbitrate, umpire; concept 18 …

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  • 5 referee — (del inglés; pronunciamos referí ) sustantivo masculino 1. Área: deporte Origen: Argentina, Uruguay. Árbitro de fútbol. referee (del inglés; pronunciamos referí ) …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 6 referee — ► NOUN 1) an official who supervises a game or match to ensure that the rules are adhered to. 2) a person willing to testify about the character or ability of a job applicant. 3) a person appointed to examine and assess an academic work for… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 referee — [ref΄ə rē′] n. 1. a person to whom something is referred for decision 2. an official who enforces the rules in certain sports contests; specif., the chief official in a football game 3. Law a person appointed by a court to study, take testimony… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Referee — Ref er*ee ( ?), n. One to whom a thing is referred; a person to whom a matter in dispute has been referred, in order that he may settle it. [1913 Webster] Syn: Judge; arbitrator; umpire. See {Judge}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 referee — (ingl.; pronunc. [réferi o referí]; Arg., Ur.) m. Árbitro de fútbol …

    Enciclopedia Universal

  • 10 Referee — Referee,der:⇨Schiedsrichter …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 11 referee — → réferi o referí …

    Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • 12 referee — /ingl. rɛfəˈriː/ [vc. ingl., dal v. to refer nel senso di «fare riferimento»] s. m. inv. (sport) giudice di gara, arbitro …

    Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • 13 referee — n umpire, arbiter, *judge, arbitrator …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 Referee — Umpire redirects here. For other uses, see Umpire (disambiguation). This article is about refereeing in sports. For other uses, see Referee (disambiguation). A referee (right) issues a yellow card to a player during a game of association football …

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  • 15 referee — noun 1 official who controls a game ADJECTIVE ▪ basketball, boxing, football, soccer (esp. AmE), etc. ▪ match (esp. BrE), meet (AmE), tournament …

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  • 16 referee — 1) A person who will, if asked, give an applicant for a job a reference. An approach to a referee can be in writing or by telephone and the referee should be given a brief job description of the job the applicant is trying to secure. 2) A person… …

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  • 17 referee — I UK [ˌrefəˈriː] / US [ˌrefəˈrɪ] noun [countable] Word forms referee : singular referee plural referees ** 1) someone whose job is to make sure that players in a game obey the rules 2) British someone who gives information about your abilities… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 referee — {{11}}referee (n.) 1620s, person who examines patent applications (see REFER (Cf. refer)). Sporting use is first recorded 1840 (specifically of baseball from 1856). {{12}}referee (v.) 1889, from REFEREE (Cf. referee) (n.). Related: Refereed;… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 19 referee — /ref euh ree /, n., v., refereed, refereeing. n. 1. one to whom something is referred, esp. for decision or settlement; arbitrator. 2. (in certain games and sports) a judge having functions fixed by the rules of the game or sport; umpire. 3. an… …

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  • 20 referee — ref|er|ee1 [ˌrefəˈri:] n 1.) someone who makes sure that the rules of a sport such as football, ↑basketball, or ↑boxing, are followed →↑umpire 2.) BrE someone who provides information about you when you are trying to get a job ▪ His headmaster… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English