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(--- Law) The upholding of what is just, especially fair treatment and due reward in accordance with honor, standards, or law:
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  1. (--- Law) The upholding of what is just, especially fair treatment and due reward in accordance with honor, standards, or law:
  2. The title of a justice of court.
  3. The administration, system, methods, or procedures of law:
The presiding judge of a court made up of several judges
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  1. The presiding judge of a court made up of several judges
  2. The presiding judge of a high court having several judges, especially the US Supreme Court.
  3. The senior presiding justice of a court.
One who intercedes
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A person who engages in some art, sport, etc. for money, esp. as a means of livelihood, rather than as a hobby
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  1. A person who engages in some art, sport, etc. for money, esp. as a means of livelihood, rather than as a hobby
  2. One who earns a living in a given or implied occupation:
  3. A skilled practitioner; an expert.
To estimate the price or value of:
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  1. To estimate the price or value of:
  2. To determine the fair price or market value of something. See also market value and assess. To determine the fair price or market value of something. See also market value and assess.
  3. To set a price for; decide the value of, esp. officially
To ascertain or fix the value or amount of:
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  1. To ascertain or fix the value or amount of:
  2. (Mathematics) to compute or determine the value of (an expression)
  3. (Mathematics) To calculate the numerical value of; express numerically.
To measure the size, amount, extent, or capacity of
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  1. To measure the size, amount, extent, or capacity of
  2. To measure accurately by means of a gauge
  3. To evaluate or estimate:
A judge in a court having jurisdiction over the trial of misdemeanors and preliminary hearings involving felonies.
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  1. A judge in a court having jurisdiction over the trial of misdemeanors and preliminary hearings involving felonies.
  2. A minor official with limited judicial powers, as a justice of the peace or judge of a police court
  3. A judge or justice of a local or inferior court; a justice of the peace.
The chief minister of state in some European countries.
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  1. The chief minister of state in some European countries.
  2. Any judge who sits in a court of equity.
  3. Traditionally, the title of the chief judge of a court of chancery.
One that takes the place of another; a substitute.
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  1. One that takes the place of another; a substitute.
  2. In Freudian psychology, a figure of authority who takes the place of the father or mother in a person's unconscious or emotional life.
  3. (Psychiatry) A substitute figure, esp. a person of some authority, who replaces a father or mother in one's feelings
A legal scholar.
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  1. A legal scholar.
  2. An expert in law; scholar or writer in the field of law
  3. A judge
Any of the six officers who rotated command over a legion for a period of a year
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  1. Any of the six officers who rotated command over a legion for a period of a year
  2. Any of several magistrates, esp. one appointed to protect the interests and rights of plebeians against violation by patricians
  3. An officer of ancient Rome elected by the plebeians to protect their rights from arbitrary acts of the patrician magistrates.
(Chiefly British) A member of the inner or higher bar who acts as a governor of one of the Inns of Court.
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  1. (Chiefly British) A member of the inner or higher bar who acts as a governor of one of the Inns of Court.
  2. A person who sits on a bench, as a judge or member of the British Parliament
Pejorative. A judge who has the reputation of applying overly harsh sentences in criminal cases. Pejorative. A judge who has the reputation of applying overly harsh sentences in criminal cases.
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  1. Pejorative. A judge who has the reputation of applying overly harsh sentences in criminal cases. Pejorative. A judge who has the reputation of applying overly harsh sentences in criminal cases.
An official who enforces the rules in certain sports contests; specif., the chief official in a football game
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  1. An official who enforces the rules in certain sports contests; specif., the chief official in a football game
  2. An academic authority who examines and evaluates an article, book, etc. with regard to its fitness for publication
  3. A quasijudicial master appointed by a court to assist with a specific matter, and who in certain jurisdictions is permitted to take testimony and determine factual issues that, eventually, are reported back to the court for judgment. See also master. A quasijudicial master appointed by a court to assist with a specific matter, and who in certain jurisdictions is permitted to take testimony and determine factual issues that, eventually, are reported back to the court for judgment. See also master.
An official who administers the rules in certain team sports, as baseball or cricket
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  1. An official who administers the rules in certain team sports, as baseball or cricket
  2. A person chosen to render a decision in a dispute; judge; arbiter
  3. (Sports) A person appointed to rule on plays, especially in baseball.
A neutral person who resolves disputes between parties. Usually, the parties to the dispute choose the arbitrator. See also arbitration, arbiter, and conciliator. A neutral person who resolves disputes between parties. Usually, the parties to the dispute choose the arbitrator. See also arbitration, arbiter, and conciliator.
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  1. A neutral person who resolves disputes between parties. Usually, the parties to the dispute choose the arbitrator. See also arbitration, arbiter, and conciliator. A neutral person who resolves disputes between parties. Usually, the parties to the dispute choose the arbitrator. See also arbitration, arbiter, and conciliator.
  2. A person agreed upon or appointed to judge or decide a disputed issue; an arbiter.
  3. A person to whom the authority to settle or judge a dispute is delegated.
One called upon to decide a legal dispute outside of a court. See also arbitrator and conciliator. One called upon to decide a legal dispute outside of a court. See also arbitrator and conciliator.
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  1. One called upon to decide a legal dispute outside of a court. See also arbitrator and conciliator. One called upon to decide a legal dispute outside of a court. See also arbitrator and conciliator.
  2. A person selected to judge a dispute; umpire; arbitrator
One, especially a man or boy, who adjudicates; compare: adjudicatrix.
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  1. One, especially a man or boy, who adjudicates; compare: adjudicatrix.
(Physics) A subatomic particle that effects or conveys a force between subatomic particles.
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  1. (Physics) A subatomic particle that effects or conveys a force between subatomic particles.
  2. One that mediates, especially one that reconciles differences between disputants.
  3. (Physiology) A substance or structure that mediates a specific response in a bodily tissue.
A designated internal mediator in an organization whose duty is to assist members with conflict resolution and other problems and to serve as independent consultant to recommend changes to policies or procedures to improve organization effectiveness, efficiency, and humaneness.
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  1. A designated internal mediator in an organization whose duty is to assist members with conflict resolution and other problems and to serve as independent consultant to recommend changes to policies or procedures to improve organization effectiveness, efficiency, and humaneness.
  2. A public official appointed to investigate citizens' complaints against government agencies or officials that may be infringing on the rights of individuals
  3. An appointed official whose duty is to investigate complaints, generally on behalf of individuals such as consumers or taxpayers, against institutions such as companies and government departments.
One who translates orally from one language into another.
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  1. One who translates orally from one language into another.
  2. A person who interprets; specif., a person whose work is translating a foreign language orally, as in a conversation between people speaking different languages
  3. A computer program that translates and executes, statement by statement, a program written in a high-level language
A person who inspects; official examiner; overseer
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  1. A person who inspects; official examiner; overseer
  2. A fire department officer in charge of prevention of fires, as in public buildings
  3. An officer on a police force, ranking next below a superintendent or police chief
  1. An intermediary or middleman.
  2. One who acts as an intermediary or messenger between two sides.
An official who evaluates property for taxation.
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  1. An official who evaluates property for taxation.
  2. A person who sets valuations, as on property, for taxation
  3. A person with special knowledge in some field who serves as a consultant to a judge in a legal proceeding
(Baseball) An umpire.
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  1. (Baseball) An umpire.
  2. (Informal, short for) umpire
A person with a high degree of skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
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  1. A person with a high degree of skill in or knowledge of a certain subject.
  2. A person who is very skillful or highly trained and informed in some special field
  3. An individual of recognized knowledge in a particular topic, typically confirmed by academic standing and publications, who is called upon by one of the parties to testify in court as to his or her opinion of the underlying facts. Also referred to as expert witness. An individual of recognized knowledge in a particular topic, typically confirmed by academic standing and publications, who is called upon by one of the parties to testify in court as to his or her opinion of the underlying facts. Also referred to as expert witness.
Confidence derived from experience or practice; firm self-assurance:
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  1. Confidence derived from experience or practice; firm self-assurance:
  2. The power to enforce laws, exact obedience, command, determine, or judge.
  3. An accepted source of expert information or advice:
To give or award (costs, etc.) by law
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  1. To give or award (costs, etc.) by law
  2. To render a judicial decision or judgment concerning a disputed subject that is before the court. For example, a court may adjudge that a defendant is obligated to pay the damages sought by the plaintiff. To render a judicial decision or judgment concerning a disputed subject that is before the court. For example, a court may adjudge that a defendant is obligated to pay the damages sought by the plaintiff.
  3. To regard, consider, or deem:
To make a decision (in a legal case or proceeding), as where a judge or arbitrator rules on some disputed issue or claim between the parties.
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  1. To make a decision (in a legal case or proceeding), as where a judge or arbitrator rules on some disputed issue or claim between the parties.
  2. To serve as a judge (in or on a dispute or problem)
  3. To hear and decide (a case); adjudge
To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability:
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  1. To taste, sample, or otherwise test in order to determine strength, effect, worth, or desirability:
  2. To attempt to find out or determine by experiment or effort
  3. (Obs.) To find to be so by test or experience; prove
To receive news or information; learn:
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  1. To receive news or information; learn:
  2. To consider, permit, or consent to something. Used only in the negative:
  3. To have a normally functioning ear or ears; be able to hear sounds
To destine to a tragic fate
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  1. To destine to a tragic fate
  2. To pronounce judgment on; condemn; sentence
  3. To cause to come to an inevitable bad end; destine to end badly:
The pronouncement of punishment by a court following a criminal defendant having been found guilty of a crime. The pronouncement of punishment by a court following a criminal defendant having been found guilty of a crime. The handing down of a term of punishment by a court.
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  1. The pronouncement of punishment by a court following a criminal defendant having been found guilty of a crime. The pronouncement of punishment by a court following a criminal defendant having been found guilty of a crime. The handing down of a term of punishment by a court.
  2. To pronounce judgment or punishment upon (a convicted person); condemn (to a specified punishment)
  3. To impose a sentence on (a criminal defendant found guilty, for example).
To act decisively on the basis of information received or deduced.
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  1. To act decisively on the basis of information received or deduced.
  2. (Medicine) To affect something.
  3. To take action against something.
To experience or feel:
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  1. To experience or feel:
  2. To get sight or knowledge of; perceive; learn
  3. To furnish; supply:
Deciding a legal point or question; for example, the judge ruled the question was admissible.
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  1. Deciding a legal point or question; for example, the judge ruled the question was admissible.
  2. (Astrol.) To be the chief influence or guide
  3. To exercise control; for example, Diane’s parents rule with an iron fist.
To serve as an arbitrator or arbiter.
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  1. To serve as an arbitrator or arbiter.
  2. To judge or decide in or as in the manner of an arbitrator:
  3. To give to an arbitrator to decide; settle by arbitration
To judge as referee.
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  1. To judge as referee.
  2. To act as referee
  3. To act as referee for (a game, sport, etc.) or regarding (a legal matter, scholarly article, etc.)
To arrange or settle; come to an agreement about
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  1. To arrange or settle; come to an agreement about
  2. To decide by reasoning; infer; deduce
  3. To come to a decision or agreement:
To indicate indirectly; imply
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  1. To indicate indirectly; imply
  2. (Obs.) To bring on or about; cause; induce
  3. To involve by logical necessity; entail:
To consider as a suggestion:
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  1. To consider as a suggestion:
  2. To assume to be true or real for the sake of argument or explanation:
  3. To consider to be probable or likely:
To charge (a person or property) with a special payment, such as a tax or fine.
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  1. To charge (a person or property) with a special payment, such as a tax or fine.
  2. To require stockholders and partners to fill the need for additional capital by making additional contributions to their corporation or partnership.
  3. To determine the value of something, especially of real estate for property tax purposes. See also appraise.
To come to a decision or agreement:
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  1. To come to a decision or agreement:
  2. To arrange or settle; come to an agreement about
  3. To decide by reasoning; infer; deduce
To trace the course or derivation of
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  1. To trace the course or derivation of
  2. To infer by logical reasoning; reason out or conclude from known facts or general principles
  3. To reach (a conclusion) by reasoning.
To derive by deduction; deduce.
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  1. To derive by deduction; deduce.
  2. To take away a desirable part:
  3. To take away (a quantity) from another; subtract.
To get or pick (a number, straw, prize, etc.) at random, as in a lottery
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  1. To get or pick (a number, straw, prize, etc.) at random, as in a lottery
  2. To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
  3. To compose or write out in legal format:
To get or collect gradually from various places, sources, etc.; amass; accumulate
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  1. To get or collect gradually from various places, sources, etc.; amass; accumulate
  2. To draw (something or someone) closer to oneself:
  3. (Informal) To get as an idea or impression; infer; conclude
(Obs.) To bring on or about; cause; induce
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  1. (Obs.) To bring on or about; cause; induce
  2. To conclude or decide from something known or assumed; derive by reasoning; draw as a conclusion
  3. To draw inferences.
To know thoroughly by close contact or long experience with:
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  1. To know thoroughly by close contact or long experience with:
  2. To get or perceive the meaning of; know or grasp what is meant by; comprehend
  3. To learn indirectly or infer, as from hearsay:
To be shown by analysis to contain a certain proportion of usually precious metal.
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  1. To be shown by analysis to contain a certain proportion of usually precious metal.
  2. A quantitative determination of the amount of a given substance in a particular sample. Assays are regularly used to determine the purity of precious metals. They can be performed by wet methods or dry methods. In the wet method, the sample is dissolved in a reagent, like an acid, until the purified metal is separated out. In the dry method, the sample is mixed with a flux (a substance such as borax or silica that helps lower the melting temperature) and then the sample is heated to the point where impurities in the metal fuse with the flux, leaving the purified metal as a residue.
  3. To subject (a metal, for example) to chemical analysis so as to determine the strength or quality of its components.
To charge (a person or property) with a special payment, such as a tax or fine.
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  1. To charge (a person or property) with a special payment, such as a tax or fine.
  2. To determine the value, significance, or extent of; appraise.
  3. To estimate the value of (property) for taxation.
To ascertain by computation; reckon:
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  1. To ascertain by computation; reckon:
  2. To reckon or determine by reasoning, evaluating, etc.; estimate; judge
  3. To perform a mathematical process; figure:
To form an opinion or judgment about
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  1. To form an opinion or judgment about
  2. To calculate approximately (the amount, extent, magnitude, position, or value of something).
  3. To judge or determine generally but carefully (size, value, cost, requirements, etc.); calculate approximately
To set a rate for (goods to be shipped).
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  1. To set a rate for (goods to be shipped).
  2. To have value, status, or rating
  3. (--- U.S. Navy) To assign a rate to
(Idiomatic) To evaluate; to estimate or anticipate the magnitude, difficulty, or strength of something.
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To estimate the value of something; to appraise or to make a valuation.
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  1. To estimate the value of something; to appraise or to make a valuation.
  2. To set a value for; appraise.
To rate according to relative estimate of worth or desirability; evaluate:
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  1. To rate according to relative estimate of worth or desirability; evaluate:
  2. To determine or estimate the worth or value of; appraise.
  3. To regard highly; esteem:
To order judicially; rule.
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  1. To order judicially; rule.
  2. To judge or decide by law
  3. To determine or decide by judicial procedure; adjudicate.
To make a decision (in a legal case or proceeding), as where a judge or arbitrator rules on some disputed issue or claim between the parties.
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  1. To make a decision (in a legal case or proceeding), as where a judge or arbitrator rules on some disputed issue or claim between the parties.
  2. To serve as a judge (in or on a dispute or problem)
  3. To hear and decide (a case); adjudge
To submit to settlement or judgment by arbitration:
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  1. To submit to settlement or judgment by arbitration:
  2. To give to an arbitrator to decide; settle by arbitration
  3. To decide (a dispute) as an arbitrator
To cause to reach a decision
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  1. To cause to reach a decision
  2. To influence or determine the outcome of:
  3. To settle conclusively all contention or uncertainty about:
To order, establish, or decide by decree:
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  1. To order, establish, or decide by decree:
  2. To issue a decree; ordain
  3. To order, decide, or appoint by decree or officially
To decide or settle (a dispute, for example) conclusively and authoritatively.
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  1. To decide or settle (a dispute, for example) conclusively and authoritatively.
  2. To settle (a dispute, question, etc.) conclusively; decide
  3. To decide; resolve
To judge as referee.
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  1. To judge as referee.
  2. To act as referee
  3. To act as referee for (a game, sport, etc.) or regarding (a legal matter, scholarly article, etc.)
To decide or declare authoritatively or judicially; decree:
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  1. To decide or declare authoritatively or judicially; decree:
  2. To exercise control; for example, Diane’s parents rule with an iron fist.
  3. Deciding a legal point or question; for example, the judge ruled the question was admissible.
To act as referee for; rule or judge.
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  1. To act as referee for; rule or judge.
To have an opinion; think:
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  1. To have an opinion; think:
  2. To have faith, confidence, or trust:
  3. To suppose or think
To think or deem to be; regard as:
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  1. To think or deem to be; regard as:
  2. To show consideration for:
  3. To regard as; think to be
To regard as; consider:
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  1. To regard as; consider:
  2. To consider or assume that a thing has the attributes or qualities of something else; for example, for certain legal purposes, a corporation is deemed to be a person. To consider or assume that a thing has the attributes or qualities of something else; for example, for certain legal purposes, a corporation is deemed to be a person.
  3. To think, believe, or judge
To stop the countdown during a missile or spacecraft launch.
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  1. To stop the countdown during a missile or spacecraft launch.
  2. To be valid, applicable, or true:
  3. To have an opinion or belief about; believe, consider, etc.
To state as an opinion.
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  1. To state as an opinion.
  2. To express (one's opinion)
To devise or evolve; invent:
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  1. To devise or evolve; invent:
  2. To allow oneself to consider
  3. To reason about or reflect on; ponder:
To represent mentally; imagine
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  1. To represent mentally; imagine
  2. (Informal) To be just as expected or as anticipated
  3. (Informal) To believe; consider; decide
A person who comments; especially someone who is paid to give his/her opinions in the media about current affairs, sports, etc.
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  1. A person who comments; especially someone who is paid to give his/her opinions in the media about current affairs, sports, etc.
  2. A person who writes or delivers a commentary
  3. A broadcaster or writer who reports and analyzes events in the news.
A person who indulges in faultfinding and censure
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  1. A person who indulges in faultfinding and censure
  2. One who specializes especially professionally in the evaluation and appreciation of literary or artistic works:
  3. Such a person whose profession is to write or broadcast such judgments of books, music, paintings, sculpture, plays, films, television, etc., as for a newspaper
A person who reviews; esp., one who reviews books, plays, etc. as for a newspaper
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  1. A person who reviews; esp., one who reviews books, plays, etc. as for a newspaper
  2. A person who writes critical reviews for a newspaper or other publication; a critic
A student of jurisprudence; jurist
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  1. A student of jurisprudence; jurist
  2. One learned in the law; a jurist.
A legal scholar.
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  1. A legal scholar.
  2. An expert in law; scholar or writer in the field of law
  3. A judge
(--- Law) The upholding of what is just, especially fair treatment and due reward in accordance with honor, standards, or law:
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  1. (--- Law) The upholding of what is just, especially fair treatment and due reward in accordance with honor, standards, or law:
  2. The title of a justice of court.
  3. The administration, system, methods, or procedures of law:
A judicial officer with varying responsibilities depending on the country.
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  1. A judicial officer with varying responsibilities depending on the country.
  2. An official, especially one associated with a town or county, with judicial power over certain civil cases involving small amounts of damages and certain criminal cases involving minor offenses, as well as exercising other limited powers, such as the power to perform marriages and to authorize arrests.
  3. A local official, not necessarily an attorney or judge, with jurisdiction over limited matters such as performing weddings or resolving minor civil or criminal complaints. A local official, not necessarily an attorney or judge, with jurisdiction over limited matters such as performing weddings or resolving minor civil or criminal complaints.
A judge in a court having jurisdiction over the trial of misdemeanors and preliminary hearings involving felonies.
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  1. A judge in a court having jurisdiction over the trial of misdemeanors and preliminary hearings involving felonies.
  2. A minor official with limited judicial powers, as a justice of the peace or judge of a police court
  3. A judge or justice of a local or inferior court; a justice of the peace.
One called upon to decide a legal dispute outside of a court. See also arbitrator and conciliator. One called upon to decide a legal dispute outside of a court. See also arbitrator and conciliator.
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  1. One called upon to decide a legal dispute outside of a court. See also arbitrator and conciliator. One called upon to decide a legal dispute outside of a court. See also arbitrator and conciliator.
  2. A person selected to judge a dispute; umpire; arbitrator
A neutral person who resolves disputes between parties. Usually, the parties to the dispute choose the arbitrator. See also arbitration, arbiter, and conciliator. A neutral person who resolves disputes between parties. Usually, the parties to the dispute choose the arbitrator. See also arbitration, arbiter, and conciliator.
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  1. A neutral person who resolves disputes between parties. Usually, the parties to the dispute choose the arbitrator. See also arbitration, arbiter, and conciliator. A neutral person who resolves disputes between parties. Usually, the parties to the dispute choose the arbitrator. See also arbitration, arbiter, and conciliator.
  2. A person agreed upon or appointed to judge or decide a disputed issue; an arbiter.
  3. A person to whom the authority to settle or judge a dispute is delegated.
An official who enforces the rules in certain sports contests; specif., the chief official in a football game
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  1. An official who enforces the rules in certain sports contests; specif., the chief official in a football game
  2. An academic authority who examines and evaluates an article, book, etc. with regard to its fitness for publication
  3. A quasijudicial master appointed by a court to assist with a specific matter, and who in certain jurisdictions is permitted to take testimony and determine factual issues that, eventually, are reported back to the court for judgment. See also master. A quasijudicial master appointed by a court to assist with a specific matter, and who in certain jurisdictions is permitted to take testimony and determine factual issues that, eventually, are reported back to the court for judgment. See also master.
An official who administers the rules in certain team sports, as baseball or cricket
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  1. An official who administers the rules in certain team sports, as baseball or cricket
  2. (Sports) A person appointed to rule on plays, especially in baseball.
  3. A person chosen to render a decision in a dispute; judge; arbiter
Short form of referee.
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  1. Short form of referee.
  2. (Law) Abbreviation of referee. (title)
  3. A referee.
(Baseball) An umpire.
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  1. (Baseball) An umpire.
  2. (Informal, short for) umpire

Synonym Study

  • Referee and umpire both apply to a person to whom anything is referred for decision or settlement a referee in bankruptcy and, in sports, to officials charged with the regulation of a contest, ruling on the plays in a game, etc. a referee in boxing, basketball, etc., an umpire in baseball, cricket, etc.
  • Arbiter emphasizes the authoritativeness of decision of one whose judgment in a particular matter is considered indisputable an arbiter of the social graces
  • Judge is applied to one who, by the authority vested in him or her by expertness of knowledge, is qualified to settle a controversy or decide on the relative merit of things a judge of a beauty contest
Find another word for judge. In this page you can discover 121 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for judge, like: justice, chief-justice, judge of the district court, intercessor, professional, appraise, evaluate, gauge, magistrate, chancellor and justice of the peace (JP).