What is another word for referees?

Pronunciation: [ɹˌɛfəɹˈiːz] (IPA)

Referees are an important part of any sporting event or game, as they are responsible for ensuring that the rules are followed and that the game is played fairly. However, there are many different synonyms for the word "referees" that can be used in different contexts. Some common synonyms include umpires, judges, officials, arbiters, and moderators. Each of these words has slightly different connotations, with umpires generally being associated with baseball or cricket, judges being used in legal contexts, officials being used in formal settings, arbiters being used in more competitive contexts, and moderators being used in online discussions or forums. Regardless of the specific word used, the role of a referee is always to ensure that everyone involved is playing by the rules and that the game or competition is fair for all involved.

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Usage examples for Referees

The rabbis consulted on this weighty point in private sessions, which I attended, having been chosen by a majority of votes as one of the referees; and they thereupon declared in the public session briefly that the doctrine of the Trinity is not contained in the Old Testament, on which account also the Jews did not acknowledge this doctrine.
"Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ"
Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
"Gentlemen," began Mr. Ferris, in the monotonous way of referees, "this fight is to be to a finish, without gloves.
"Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis"
H. Irving Hancock
Were they referees appointed to act at the coming race?
"Man and Wife"
Wilkie Collins

Famous quotes with Referees

  • We talked to the referees before the game; there's always new situations to adjust, for the refs and for us as well. Even on the ice, it's good for players to talk and interact with the referee.
    Peter Bondra
  • Fighters today are much bigger, stronger and quicker and not only that but referees, judges and doctors back then were very strict and if your head got busted up the fight would be stopped.
    Larry Holmes
  • As all of us with any involvement in sports knows, no two umpires or no two referees have the same strike zone or call the same kind of a basketball game.
    Herb Kohl
  • Damn referees, I'll miss them less than anybody.
    Abe Lemons
  • The trouble with referees is that they know the rules, but they do not know the game.
    Bill Shankly

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