Synonyms of arbiter
1 judgeDictionary • the court's role as arbiter in the law-making process
judge • A panel of judges is now selecting the finalists.
referee • The referee stopped the fight.
umpire • The umpire's decision is final.
umpie (Australian, slang)
arbitrator • He served as an arbitrator in a series of commercial disputes in India.
adjudicator • an independent adjudicator
2 authorityDictionary • Sequins have often aroused the scorn of arbiters of taste.
authority • He's an authority on Russian affairs.
expert • an expert in computer graphics
master • My master ordered me to deliver the message.
governor • He was governor of the province in the late 1970s.
ruler • He was an indecisive ruler.
lord • It was the home of the powerful lords of Baux.
pundit • a well-known political pundit
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adjudicatorIf you adjudicate on a dispute or problem, you make an official judgment or decision about it. (noun)
• an independent adjudicator
arbitratorWhen someone in authority arbitrates between two people or groups who are in dispute, they consider all the facts and make an official decision about who is right. (noun)
• He served as an arbitrator in a series of commercial disputes in India.
authoritySomeone who is an authority on a particular subject knows a lot about it.
• He's an authority on Russian affairs.
Thesaurus for arbiter from the Collins English Thesaurus
a person empowered to judge in a dispute; referee; arbitrator