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Noun: umpire  'úm,pI(-u)r
  1. An official at a sports match or game who enforces the rules
    - ump
  2. Someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue
    "an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case";
    - arbiter, arbitrator
Verb: umpire  'úm,pI(-u)r
  1. (sport) be a referee or umpire in a sports competition
    - referee, ref [informal]

Derived forms: umpired, umpires, umpiring

Type of: evaluator, judge, official

Encyclopedia: Umpire, Arkansas