- noun (n)
Meaning: person who arbitrates
Synonyms: adjudicator appraiser arbiter assessor authority bench chancellor conciliator court critic evaluator expert honor inspector intercessor intermediary interpreter judiciary justice justice of peace legal ofﬁcial magister magistrate marshal moderator negotiator peacemaker reconciler referee umpire warden
- verb (v)
Meaning: make decision from evidence deduce
Synonyms: act on adjudge adjudicate appraise appreciate approximate arbitrate arrive ascertain assess check collect conclude condemn consider criticize decide decree deduct derive determine discern distinguish doom draw esteem estimate evaluate examine ﬁnd gather give a hearing make make out mediate pass sentence place pronounce sentence put rate reckon referee resolve review rule sentence settle sit size up suppose test try umpire value
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