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Definition of Umpire

Umpire
Umpire Um"pire, v. i. To act as umpire or arbitrator.
Umpire
Umpire Um"pire, n. [OE. nompere, nounpere (also impier, fr. F. impair uneven), fr. OF. nomper uneven, F. non-pair; hence the meaning, uneven, i. e., third person; non not + OF. per even, equal, peer, F. pair; cf. L. impar uneven, unequal. See Non-, and Peer, n.] 1. A person to whose sole decision a controversy or question between parties is referred; especially, one chosen to see that the rules of a game, as cricket, baseball, or the like, are strictly observed. A man, in questions of this kind, is able to be a skillful umpire between himself and others. --Barrow. 2. (Law) A third person, who is to decide a controversy or question submitted to arbitrators in case of their disagreement. --Blackstone. Syn: Judge; arbitrator; referee. See Judge.
Umpire
Umpire Um"pire, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Umpired; p. pr. & vb. n. Umpiring.] 1. To decide as umpire; to arbitrate; to settle, as a dispute. Judges appointed to umpire the matter in contest between them, and to decide where the right lies. --South. 2. To perform the duties of umpire in or for; as, to umpire a game. [Colloq.]

Meaning of Umpire from wikipedia

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- In baseball, the umpire is the person charged with officiating the game, including beginning and ending the game, enforcing the rules of the game and the...
- In cricket, an umpire (from the Old French nompere meaning not a peer, i.e. not a member of one of the teams, impartial) is a person who has the authority...
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