Synonyms of referee in English:

referee


See definition of referee

noun

1‘the referee blew his whistle for a penalty’

SYNONYMS

umpire, judge, referee's assistant, assistant referee, linesman, line judge, adjudicator, arbitrator, arbiter, mediator

informal ref

2‘applications should include a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees’

SYNONYMS

supporter, character witness, backer, advocate


verb

1‘he refereed the Scotland v Spain game’

SYNONYMS

umpire, judge, adjudicate, run, be in control of

2‘they asked him to referee in the dispute’

SYNONYMS

arbitrate, mediate, act as arbiter, act as arbitrator, act as mediator, act as negotiator