Definition of Nominate

1. Verb. Propose as a candidate for some honor.

Exact synonyms: Put Forward, Put Up
Generic synonyms: Propose
Derivative terms: Nomination, Nomination, Nomination, Nominative, Nominator



2. Verb. Put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position. "The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission"
Exact synonyms: Propose
Generic synonyms: Choose, Pick Out, Select, Take
Specialized synonyms: Put Forward, Put Up
Derivative terms: Nominative, Nominator

3. Verb. Charge with a function; charge to be. "They nominate him to write the letter"; "She was made president of the club"
Exact synonyms: Make, Name
Specialized synonyms: Rename
Generic synonyms: Appoint, Charge
Derivative terms: Naming, Nomination, Nominative

4. Verb. Create and charge with a task or function. "Nominate a committee"
Exact synonyms: Appoint, Constitute, Name
Generic synonyms: Constitute, Establish, Found, Institute, Plant
Specialized synonyms: Pack, Co-opt
Derivative terms: Appointee, Appointee, Appointive, Appointive, Naming, Nomination, Nominative

Definition of Nominate

1. v. t. To mention by name; to name.

Definition of Nominate

1. Verb. To name someone as a candidate for a particular role or position, including that of an office. ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete) To entitle, confer a name upon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nominate

1. to name as a candidate [v -NATED, -NATING, -NATES]

Medical Definition of Nominate

1. 1. To mention by name; to name. "To nominate them all, it is impossible." (Shak) 2. To call; to entitle; to denominate. 3. To set down in express terms; to state. "Is it so noiminated in the bond?" (Shak) 4. To name, or designate by name, for an office or place; to appoint; especially, to name as a candidate for an election, choice, or appointment; to propose by name, or offer the name of, as a candidate for an office or place. Origin: L. Nominatus, p. P. Of nominare to nominate, fr. Nomen name. See Name. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nominate

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Literary usage of Nominate

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1. The Works of Rufus Choate: With a Memoir of His Life by Rufus Choate, Samuel Gilman Brown (1862)
"Each party is to nominate for the office, if the people are to vote for it, is it not ? ... How will they nominate ? In the great State caucus, of course, ..."

2. Review of Reviews and World's Work by Albert Shaw (1904)
".Texas Republicans nominate JC Ix>wden for governor. August 25.—Utah Republicans nominate John C. Cutler for governor. August 30. ..."

3. Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law by John William Burgess (1891)
"The exact language of the constitution is: " He shall nominate, and, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint, ambassadors, ..."

4. Political Science and Comparative Constitutional Law by John William Burgess (1890)
"The exact language of the constitution is : " He shall nominate, and, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, shall appoint, ambassadors, ..."

5. Journal by General Assembly, Pennsylvania General Assembly. Senate, Pennsylvania (1905)
"to nominate for the advise and consent of the Senate George B. Parker, of Ocean City, New Jersey, to be Commissioner of Deeds for the Commonwealth of ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1919)
"The man so chosen chairman then called a convention of the Citizens party to nominate candidates to be voted for at the election to be held in January, ..."

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