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Meaning of REFEREE

Pronunciation:  'refuree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play
  2. [n]  an attorney appointed by a court to investigate and report on a case
  3. [n]  someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
  4. [v]  evaluate professionally a colleague's work
  5. [v]  be a referee or umpire

REFEREE is a 7 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: peer review, reader, ref, reviewer, umpire
 See Also: attorney, critic, critique, judge, lawyer, official, review, scanner



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

Syn: Judge; arbitrator; umpire. See {Judge}.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a referee in your dream means an inner battle between your own ideals and values and between the ideals and values of others.
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: A person to whom the court refers a pending case to take testimony, hear the parties, and report back to the court. A referee is an officer with judicial powers who serves as an arm of the court.