Associations to the word «Referee»


REFEREE, noun. (sports) An umpire or judge; the official who makes sure the rules are followed during a game.
REFEREE, noun. A person who settles a dispute.
REFEREE, noun. A person who writes a letter of reference or provides a reference by phone call for someone.
REFEREE, noun. An expert who judges the manuscript of an article or book to decide if it should be published.
REFEREE, verb. To act as a referee.
REFEREE ASSISTANT, noun. Assistant referee

Dictionary definition

REFEREE, noun. (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play.
REFEREE, noun. Someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication.
REFEREE, noun. An attorney appointed by a court to investigate and report on a case.
REFEREE, verb. Be a referee or umpire in a sports competition.
REFEREE, verb. Evaluate professionally a colleague's work.

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.