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umpire

um·pire

umpire

 
pronunciation:
uhm paIr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a person who rules on plays in a game; referee.
 
synonyms:
referee
similar words:
ref
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: umpired, umpires, umpiring
definition: to serve as umpire in.
We still need to find someone who will umpire our game on Saturday.
similar words:
arbitrate
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