Umpireship Um"pire*ship, n. Umpirage; arbitrament. --Jewel. [1913 Webster]

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  • umpireship — n. office of umpire, role of a referee …   English contemporary dictionary

  • umpireship — umpire·ship …   English syllables

  • umpireship — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ˌship noun : umpirage …   Useful english dictionary

  • umpire — noun 1》 (in certain sports) an official who watches a game or match closely to enforce the rules and arbitrate on matters arising from the play. 2》 a person chosen to arbitrate between contending parties. verb act as umpire in (a game or match).… …   English new terms dictionary

  • umpirage — n. 1. Umpireship. 2. Arbitration, arbitrament, intervention …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • umpire — /ˈʌmpaɪə / (say umpuyuh) noun 1. a person selected to see that a game is played in accordance with the rules. 2. a person to whose decision a controversy between parties is referred; an arbiter or referee. –verb (umpired, umpiring) –verb (t) 3.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • umpire — n. & v. n. 1 a person chosen to enforce the rules and settle disputes in various sports. 2 a person chosen to arbitrate between disputants, or to see fair play. v. 1 intr. (usu. foll. by for, in, etc.) act as umpire. 2 tr. act as umpire in (a… …   Useful english dictionary

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