Referee vs. Referrer

Referee vs. Referrer — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Referee and Referrer

Refereenoun

One to whom something is referred, especially for settlement, decision, or an opinion as to the thing's quality.

Referrerverb

To direct to a source for help or information

referred her to a heart specialist.referred me to his last employer for a recommendation.

Refereenoun

Sports & Games An official supervising the play; an umpire.

Referrerverb

To submit (a matter in dispute) to an authority for arbitration, decision, or examination.

Refereenoun

(Law) A person appointed by a court to assist a judge in the trying of a case or to hear certain types of cases.

Referrerverb

To direct the attention of

I refer you to the training manual.
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Refereeverb

To judge as referee.

Referrerverb

To assign or attribute to; regard as originated by.

Refereeverb

To act as referee.

Referrerverb

To assign to or regard as belonging within a particular kind or class

referred the newly discovered partita to the 1600s.

Refereenoun

(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.

Referrerverb

To relate or pertain; concern

questions referring to yesterday's lecture.
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Refereenoun

A person who settles a dispute.

Referrerverb

To serve as a descriptor or have as a denotation

The word chair refers to a piece of furniture.

Refereenoun

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.

Referrerverb

To speak or write about something briefly or incidentally; make reference

referred during our conversation to several books he was reading.

Refereenoun

An expert who judges the manuscript of an article or book to decide if it should be published.

Referrerverb

To turn one's attention, as in seeking information

refer to a dictionary.

Refereeverb

To act as a referee.

He has to referee three hockey games this weekend.She has to finish refereeing an article for Nature.

Referrernoun

A person who refers another.

Refereenoun

(sports) the chief official (as in boxing or American football) who is expected to ensure fair play

Referrernoun

(internet) The URL from which a user agent was referred to another URL.

Refereenoun

someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication

Refereenoun

an attorney appointed by a court to investigate and report on a case

Refereeverb

be a referee or umpire in a sports competition

Refereeverb

evaluate professionally a colleague's work