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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 1: to choose as a candidate for election.
The students nominated three people for the position of class president.
similar words:
appoint, recommend
definition 2: to choose for an office; to name for an honor.
The committee nominated Mr. Brown for the school board.We nominated her project as the best at the science fair.
synonyms:
name
similar words:
appoint, choose, designate, elect, pick, propose, select, suggest
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derivation: nominator (n.)
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