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Definition 1: propose as a candidate for some honor - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for nominate in the sense of this definition

(nominate is a kind of ...) 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"

Samples where nominate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • nominate a committee

Synonyms for nominate in the sense of this definition

(nominate is a kind of ...) set up or lay the groundwork for

"establish a new department"

(... is a kind of nominate ) set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome

"pack a jury"

(... is a kind of nominate ) appoint summarily or commandeer

"The army tried to co-opt peasants into civil defence groups"

Samples where nominate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She was named Head of the Committee
  • She was made president of the club

Synonyms for nominate in the sense of this definition

(nominate is a kind of ...) assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to

"He was appointed deputy manager" "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"

(... is a kind of nominate ) name again or anew

"He was renamed Minister of the Interior"

Samples where nominate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission

Synonyms for nominate in the sense of this definition

(nominate is a kind of ...) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives

"Take any one of these cards" "Choose a good husband for your daughter" "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"

(... is a kind of nominate ) propose as a candidate for some honor

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