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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 um·pire /ˈʌmˌpaɪr/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Um·pire, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Umpired p. pr. & vb. n. Umpiring.]
 1. To decide as umpire; to arbitrate; to settle, as a dispute.
    Judges appointed to umpire the matter in contest between them, and to decide where the right lies.   --South.
 2. To perform the duties of umpire in or for; as, to umpire a game. [Colloq.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Um·pire, v. i. To act as umpire or arbitrator.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Um·pire n.
 1. A person to whose sole decision a controversy or question between parties is referred; especially, one chosen to see that the rules of a game, as cricket, baseball, or the like, are strictly observed.
    A man, in questions of this kind, is able to be a skillful umpire between himself and others.   --Barrow.
 2. Law A third person, who is to decide a controversy or question submitted to arbitrators in case of their disagreement.
 Syn: -- Judge; arbitrator; referee. See Judge.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an official at a baseball game [syn: ump]
      v : be a referee or umpire in a sports competition [syn: referee]