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nom·i·nate

nominate

 
 
pronunciation:
na m neIt
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: nominates, nominating, nominated
definition: to choose for an office; to name for an honor.
He was nominated for vice president.We nominated her project for the science prize.
similar words:
appoint, choose, designate, elect, pick, propose, select, suggest
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derivation: nominator (n.)
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