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Definitions and Synonyms of candidate | Another word for candidate | What is candidate?

Definition 1: someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for candidate in the sense of this definition

(candidate is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

Definition 2: a politician who is running for public office - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for candidate in the sense of this definition

(candidate is a kind of ...) a person active in party politics

(... is a kind of candidate ) a political candidate who is not well known but could win unexpectedly

(... is a kind of candidate ) a United States politician favored mainly in his or her home state

(... is a kind of candidate ) a nominee for the lesser of two closely related political offices

(... is a kind of candidate ) a candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning

(... is a kind of candidate ) a candidate put forward to divide the Opposition or to mask the true candidate

(... is a kind of candidate ) a candidate for public office whose name does not appear on the ballot and so must be written on the ballot by the voters

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