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nominate

nom·i·nate

nominate

 
 
pronunciation:
na m neIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: nominated, nominates, nominating
definition 1: to propose (a person) as a candidate for election or appointment.
In 1960, John F. Kennedy was nominated by the Democratic Party as its candidate for president.
synonyms:
propose
similar words:
appoint, recommend
definition 2: to propose or appoint (a person or thing) to an office, duty, or honor.
The film was nominated as the best of the year.I nominate Mr. Collins to be our spokesperson.
synonyms:
name
similar words:
appoint, choose, designate, elect, pick, propose, select, suggest
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derivation: nominator (n.)
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