(noun, verb)


1. an official at a baseball game

Similar word(s): ump

Definition categories: person, official

2. someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue

- an umpire was appointed to settle the tax case

Similar word(s): arbiter, arbitrator

Definition categories: person, evaluator, judge

Sentences with umpire as a noun:

- The umpire called the pitch a strike.

- The umpire must keep on his toes as the play often occurs around him.


1. be a referee or umpire in a sports competition

Similar word(s): referee

Definition categories: competition, judge