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Synonyms for arbiter
ˈɑr bɪ tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. arbiter, supreme authority(noun)

    someone with the power to settle matters at will

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

    arbitrator, umpire, supreme authority

  2. arbiter, arbitrator, umpire(noun)

    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"

    arbitrator, ump, umpire, supreme authority

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  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.

    arbitrator, judge, justice, referee, umpire

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. arbiter

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

    appellant, claimant, disputant, litigant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. arbiter(n.)

    arbitrator, umpire, judge, referee

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    arbitrator, referee, adjudicator, umpire

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  1. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    Proceed to illuminate the road, and do not be an arbiter. Strive to be the epitome, but do not be a pundit.

  2. Digby Warde-Aldam:

    Surely no arbiter in their right mind could have let such hectoring, cultural studies-sanctioned guff slip through the net?

  3. John Cornyn:

    Judge Kavanaugh is an exceptionally-qualified jurist who will be a fair and impartial arbiter of the law and will not legislate from the bench, throughout his tenure, Judge Kavanaugh has served with a high moral standard and demonstrated a clear commitment to faithfully interpreting the Constitution.

  4. Trey Gowdy:

    This confirms doubts about the completeness of Clinton's self-selected public record and raises serious questions about her decision to erase her personal server -- especially before it could be analyzed by an independent, neutral third party arbiter, this has implications far beyond Libya, Benghazi and our committee's work. This conclusively shows her email arrangement with herself, which was then vetted by her own lawyers, has resulted in an incomplete public record.

  5. Matthew Prince:

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

Translations for arbiter

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  • арбитър, господар, повелителBulgarian
  • Schlichter, SchiedsrichterGerman
  • árbitro, árbitraSpanish
  • sovittelija, välittäjäFinnish
  • arbitreFrench
  • פוסקHebrew
  • arbitru, arbitriRomanian
  • властелин, властительница, повелительница, арбитр, повелитель, владыка, властительRussian
  • אַרבעטערYiddish

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