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noun. ['ˌrɛfɝˈiː'] (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play.
Rhymes with Referee
Sentences with referee
1. Noun, singular or mass
The referee can extend the time of a match for a penalty kick or a kick at goal.
2. Verb, base form
The next step is to earn your credentials to referee at the collegiate level.
The referee acts as timekeeper.
4. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
After the hearing, an appeals referee will mail the decision to the claimant.
Quotes about referee
1. No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal.
- Bill Cosby
noun. ['ˌrɛfɝˈiː'] an attorney appointed by a court to investigate and report on a case.
verb. ['ˌrɛfɝˈiː'] evaluate professionally a colleague's work.
noun. ['ˌrɛfɝˈiː'] someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication.
verb. ['ˌrɛfɝˈiː'] be a referee or umpire in a sports competition.