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Referrer vs Referee – What’s the difference?

Referrer vs Referee - What's the difference?
As a noun referrer is a person who refers another. As a verb referee is .




(wikipedia referrer )
(en noun )

  • A person who refers another.
  • Derived terms

    * referer
    * rereferrer




    (en noun )

  • (sports) An umpire or judge; the official who makes sure the rules are followed during a game
  • ‘The referee kicked Jim out of the game for fighting.’
  • A person who settles a dispute
  • A person who writes a letter of reference or provides a reference by phone call for someone
  • Your application, along with letters from three referees , should be received by January 31.
  • An expert who judges the manuscript of an article or book to decide if it should be published
  • Usage notes

    * In general, a referee moves around with the game, while an umpire stays (approximately) in one place.



  • To act as a referee.
  • * ‘He has to referee three hockey games this weekend.’
  • * ‘She has to finish refereeing an article for Nature .’