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Referee
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Referee as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

26 November 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Easy Crossword

We found 12 answers for the crossword clue 'Referee', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Easy Crossword.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Referee a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Referee as an answer itself some 90 times.

Referee is a single word clue made up of 7 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Easy Crossword' on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 with the answer being ARBITER, we also found ARBITER to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Evaluate professionally a colleague's work
  • (sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play
  • An attorney appointed by a court to investigate and report on a case
  • Someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
  • Be a referee or umpire in a sports competition

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

REF
(sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play

UMP
An official at a baseball game

5 Letters

JUDGE
An authority who is able to estimate worth or quality

6 Letters

READER
One of a series of texts for students learning to read

UMPIRE
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"

7 Letters

ARBITER
Someone with the power to settle matters at will; "she was the final arbiter on all matters of fashion"

MEDIATE
Being neither at the beginning nor at the end in a series; "adolescence is an awkward in-between age"; "in a mediate position"; "the middle point on a line"

8 Letters

REVIEWER
A writer who reports and analyzes events of the day

10 Letters

ADJUDICATE
Bring to an end; settle conclusively; "The case was decided"; "The judge decided the case in favor of the plaintiff"; "The father adjudicated when the sons were quarreling over their inheritance"

ARBITRATOR
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"

PEERREVIEW
Evaluate professionally a colleague's work

11 Letters

ADJUDICATOR
A person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes

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