the act of ; .
the decision or sentence pronounced by an arbiter.
the power of absolute and final decision.
I will not abide by the arbitrement of a Pope who has dared to affix a curse upon freedom.
Harold, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
Expect no more Sanction of warning voice or sign from me, Free of thy own arbitrement to choose, Discreet, judicious.
The Vision of Purgatory, Complete Dante Alighieri
That he and I with the fellows wold stand to the arbitrement of the sayd Mr. Damport, after his next return hither from London.
The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee John Dee
the decision or award made by an arbitrator upon a disputed matter
the power or authority to pronounce such a decision
another word for arbitration
. n. late 14c., from Anglo-French arbitrour, Old French arbitreor (13c.), from Old French arbitrer (see arbitrage).
a woman who is an arbiter. Historical Examples Be the arbitress of my fate, you can make me happy or miserable for ever; into what dearer hands can I commit such a trust? Dangerous Connections, v. 1, 2, 3, 4 Pierre Choderlos de Laclos He had to break the tidings of his sister’s marriage to […]
at pleasure; at will. Historical Examples The terminus is always a known and definite point: it is not accidental, nor dependent upon the arbitrium of the mover. Aristotle George Grote The “arbitrium popularis auræ” was pleased to declare itself against ears and tails. Every Boy’s Book: A Complete Encyclopdia of Sports and Amusements Various
Madame Frances, . noun See d’Arblay