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ump

 (ŭmp) Sports
n.
An umpire.
intr.v. umped, ump·ing, umps
To serve as an umpire.

ump

(ʌmp)
n
(General Sporting Terms) an informal US name for umpire

um•pire

(ˈʌm paɪər)

n., v. -pired, -pir•ing. n.
1. a person selected to rule on the plays in a game.
2. one selected to settle disputes about rules or usages; a person agreed on by disputing parties to arbitrate their differences.
v.t.
3. to act as umpire in (a game).
4. to decide or settle (a dispute) as umpire; arbitrate.
v.i.
5. to act as umpire.
[1350–1400; Middle English umpere, variant of noumpere < Old French nomper, nonper arbiter, i.e., one not equal]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ump - an official at a baseball gameump - an official at a baseball game  
official - someone who administers the rules of a game or sport; "the golfer asked for an official who could give him a ruling"

ump

noun
Sports. A person, usually appointed, who decides the issues or results, or supervises the conduct, of a competition or conflict:
Sports: ref.