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arbiter

(noun) One chosen or appointed to judge or decide a disputed issue.

Synonyms: arbitrator, umpire

Usage: In peace, from their want of confidence in each other, they will entrust the guardianship of the state to mercenaries and their general, who will be an arbiter between them.
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arbiter (n.)
late 14c., "person who has power of judging absolutely according to his own pleasure in a dispute or issue," from Old French arbitre "arbiter, judge" (13c.) and directly from Latin arbiter "one who goes somewhere (as witness or judge)," in classical Latin used of spectators and eye-witnesses; specifically in law, "he who hears and decides a case, a judge, umpire, mediator;" from ad "to" (see ad-) + baetere "to come, go."

The specific sense of "one chosen by two disputing parties to decide the matter" is from 1540s. Compare Arbitrator. The earliest form of the word attested in English is the fem. noun arbitress (mid-14c.) "a woman who settles disputes." Gaius Petronius Arbiter (circa 27-66 C.E.) was a friend of Nero, noted voluptuary, reputed author of the "Satyricon," and an authority on matters of taste and style (elegantiae arbiter, punning on the name).
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An arbiter is someone selected to judge and settle a dispute. When Doc and Grumpy disagreed over whose turn it was to stay late at the mine, they chose Snow White as an arbiter.
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Arbiter, from the Latin, means "one who goes somewhere as witness or judge.” The arbiter of a baseball game is called an umpire. In football and basketball, the arbiter is a referee. Arbitration is a type of conflict resolution in which a neutral person — the arbiter — hears the details of a dispute and makes a legally-binding decision about its resolution.
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The final arbiter of truth in science is the evidence, not what anybody has written or believes, even if he is a famous scientist. There is no dogma in science, other than the dogmatic statement that there is no dogma! However, individual scientists can be dogmatic, and are subject to beliefs and emotions as all humans are. Science only investigates the natural universe, no assumptions are made about a deity or deities, or the supernatural. Science does not deal with meaning or purpose, that is left to theology and philosophy.

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Arbiter Synonyms
adjudicator, judge, arbitrator, referee, umpire
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ar·bi·ter (är′bĭ-tər)
n.
1. One agreed upon or appointed to judge or decide a disputed issue; an arbitrator.
2. One whose opinion or judgment is considered authoritative or worthy of respect: an arbiter of fashion.
[Middle English arbitre, from Old French, from Latin arbiter, of Phoenician origin; see ʕrb in Semitic roots.]
arbiter (ˈɑːbɪtə)
n
1. (Law) a person empowered to judge in a dispute; referee; arbitrator
2. a person having complete control of something
[C15: from Latin, of obscure origin]
ar•bi•ter (ˈɑr bɪ tər)

n.
1. a person empowered to decide matters at issue; judge; umpire.
2. a person or group having the sole or absolute power of judging or determining.
[1350–1400; Middle English arbitour, arbitre < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin arbiter]
arbiter - Latin for "judge, supreme ruler."
See also related terms for judge.
arbiter
one chosen to settle a controversy; an umpire or arbitrator.
See also: Agreement
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Noun 1. arbiter - someone with the power to settle matters at willarbiter - someone with the power to settle matters at will; "she was the final arbiter on all matters of fashion"
supreme authority
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
2. arbiter - someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issuearbiter - 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, umpire
evaluator, judge - an authority who is able to estimate worth or quality
third party - someone other than the principals who are involved in a transaction
arbiter
noun
1. judge, referee, umpire, arbitrator, adjudicator the court's role as arbiter in the law-making process
2. authority, expert, master, governor, ruler, dictator, controller, lord, pundit Sequins have often aroused the scorn of arbiters of taste.
arbiternoun
A person, usually appointed, who decides the issues or results, or supervises the conduct, of a competition or conflict:
arbitrator, judge, referee, umpire.
Sports: ref, ump.
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I really enjoy seeing arbiters when I am playing my favorite sport.
Of course, sometimes they go wrong, very wrong.
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arbiter

Definition: (noun) One chosen or appointed to judge or decide a disputed issue.
Synonyms: arbitrator, umpire
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