Synonyms of referee in English:

referee


See definition of referee

noun

1‘the referee blew his whistle for a penalty’

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umpire, judge, referee's assistant, assistant referee, linesman, line judge, adjudicator, arbitrator, arbiter, mediator
informal ref

2‘applications should include a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees’

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supporter, character witness, backer, advocate

verb

1‘he refereed the Scotland v Spain game’

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umpire, judge, adjudicate, run, be in control of

2‘they asked him to referee in the dispute’

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arbitrate, mediate, act as arbiter, act as arbitrator, act as mediator, act as negotiator