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Synonyms for arbiter
ˈɑr bɪ tərar·biter

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  1. arbiter

    A judge, in the legal sense, is a judicial officer appointed or elected to preside in courts of law, and to decide legal questions duly brought before him; the name is sometimes given to other legally constituted officers; as, the judges of election; in other relations, any person duly appointed to pass upon the merits of contestants or of competing articles may be called a judge; as, the judges at an agricultural fair, or at a race-track; in the widest sense, any person who has good capacity for judging is called a judge; as, a person is said to be a judge of pictures, or a good judge of a horse, etc. In most games the judge is called an umpire; as, the umpire of a game of ball or cricket. A referee is appointed by a court to decide disputed matters between litigants; an arbitrator is chosen by the contending parties to decide matters in dispute without action by a court. In certain cases an umpire is appointed by a court to decide where arbitrators disagree. Arbiter, with its suggestion of final and absolute decision, has come to be used only in a high or sacred sense; as, war must now be the arbiter; the Supreme Arbiter of our destinies. The judges of certain courts, as the United States Supreme Court, are technically known as justices.

    Synonyms:
    arbitrator, judge, justice, referee, umpire

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. arbiter

    Synonyms:
    arbitrator, judge, umpire, moderator, director, referee, adjudicator

    Antonyms:
    appellant, claimant, disputant, litigant

Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 1 vote

  1. arbiter, supreme authoritynoun

    someone with the power to settle matters at will

    "she was the final arbiter on all matters of fashion"

    Synonyms:
    arbitrator, umpire, supreme authority

  2. arbiter, arbitrator, umpirenoun

    someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue

    "the critic was considered to be an arbiter of modern literature"; "the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants"; "an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case"

    Synonyms:
    arbitrator, ump, umpire, supreme authority

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  1. arbiternoun

    Synonyms:
    arbitrator, umpire, judge, referee

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "arbiter":

    arbitrator, referee, adjudicator, umpire

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD0.0 / 0 votes

  1. ARBITER

    Synonyms:
    Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing cholesterol

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How to use arbiter in a sentence?

  1. Matthew Prince:

    We continue to feel incredibly uncomfortable about playing the role of content arbiter and do not plan to exercise it often.

  2. Trey Gowdy:

    Her arrangement places her as the sole arbiter of what she considers private and what is beyond the view of the public.

  3. Rusty Hardin:

    A father believed he had the right to discipline his children. He made a mistake. In unintended consequences, his son was hurt, He pled to a court and accepted punishment and wanted to resume his career, and now the NFL has decided they’re going to be the arbiter of what’s appropriate discipline for a child and whether a person is or is not feeling significant remorse.

  4. Betty McCollum:

    Virginia Thomas’s involvement in the attempt to overthrow the 2020 presidential election, and the subsequent efforts by Justice Thomas to cover up his wife’s actions, have rendered the associate justice ethically compromised and thus unfit to be a neutral arbiter of justice.

  5. John Katko:

    Reports of DHS’s involvement inefforts to be the arbiter of truth onwide-rangingtopics are extremely concerning, this is not DHS’s role,as evidenced by thefierce backlash against and ultimatedisbanding of the Disinformation Governance Board earlier this year. Simply put:The American people do not approve of the department engaging in unclear, unaccountable and opaque efforts led by the Biden administration’s ever-changing definition of ‘truth.’.


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  • арбитър, господар, повелителBulgarian
  • Schiedsrichter, SchlichterGerman
  • árbitra, árbitroSpanish
  • välittäjä, sovittelijaFinnish
  • arbitreFrench
  • פוסקHebrew
  • arbitri, arbitruRomanian
  • арбитр, повелительница, повелитель, владыка, властитель, властительница, властелинRussian
  • אַרבעטערYiddish

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