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Meaning of ARBITRATOR

Pronunciation:  'ârbi`treytur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
 

ARBITRATOR is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: arbiter
 
 See Also: go-between, intermediary, intermediator, mediator, third party

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar"bi*tra`tor\, n. [L., fr. arbitrari: cf. F.
arbitrateur.]
1. A person, or one of two or more persons, chosen by parties
   who have a controversy, to determine their differences.
   See {Arbitration}.

2. One who has the power of deciding or prescribing without
   control; a ruler; a governor.

         Though Heaven be shut, And Heaven's high Arbitrators
         sit secure.                           --Milton.

         Masters of their own terms and arbitrators of a
         peace.                                --Addison.

Syn: Judge; umpire; referee; arbiter. See {Judge}.

 
Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: A private, disinterested person chosen by the parties in arbitration to hear evidence concerning the dispute and to make an award based on the evidence.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: arbiter, bencher, broker, connection, contact, critic, go-between, his honor, his lordship, his worship, impartial arbitrator, indicator, interagent, intermediary, intermediate, intermedium, internuncio, interpleader, JP, judge, Justice, magistrate, mediator, medium, middleman, moderator, negotiant, negotiator, referee, third party, umpire, unbiased observer
 

 

 

 

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