Definitions of arbiter

  1. To act as arbiter between. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. someone with the power to settle matters at will; "she was the final arbiter on all matters of fashion" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Any person who has the power of judging and determining, or ordaining, without control; one whose power of deciding and governing is not limited. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A person having the power to decide a dispute. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. One chosen by parties in controversy to decide between them: a judge having absolute power of decision: an umpire:-fem. ARBITRESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. An umpire; a judge. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. An arbitrator or umpire; a final judge. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A person chosen by parties in a dispute to decide between them; an umpire, whose decision in any matter is regulative and beyond control. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. One appointed to settle a matter in dispute between two or more persons. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for arbiter

  1. Old Warlock loomed in front of her as the very arbiter of her destiny. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  2. The spirit is the only arbiter of the nicer distinctions between right and wrong. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson