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Meaning & Definition of Referee in English

English

Referee

/rɛfəri/

noun

1. (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or american football) who is expected to ensure fair play

    synonym:
  • referee
  • ,
  • ref

2. Someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication

    synonym:
  • reviewer
  • ,
  • referee
  • ,
  • reader

3. An attorney appointed by a court to investigate and report on a case

    synonym:
  • referee

verb

1. Be a referee or umpire in a sports competition

    synonym:
  • referee
  • ,
  • umpire

2. Evaluate professionally a colleague's work

    synonym:
  • referee
  • ,
  • peer review

Examples of using

The referee must be fair to both teams.