What does nominate mean?

Definitions for nominate
ˈnɒm əˌneɪt; -nɪtnom·i·nate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nominate, put up, put forward(verb)

    propose as a candidate for some honor

  2. nominate, propose(verb)

    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"

  3. name, nominate, make(verb)

    charge with a function; charge to be

    "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"

  4. appoint, name, nominate, constitute(verb)

    create and charge with a task or function

    "nominate a committee"

Wiktionary

  1. nominate(Verb)

    To name someone as a candidate for a particular role or position, including that of an office.

    Etymology: From nominatus, perfect passive participle of nomino, from nomen.

  2. nominate(Verb)

    To entitle, confer a name upon.

    Etymology: From nominatus, perfect passive participle of nomino, from nomen.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nominate(verb)

    to mention by name; to name

    Etymology: [L. nominatus, p. p. of nominare to nominate, fr. nomen name. See Name.]

  2. Nominate(verb)

    to call; to entitle; to denominate

    Etymology: [L. nominatus, p. p. of nominare to nominate, fr. nomen name. See Name.]

  3. Nominate(verb)

    to set down in express terms; to state

    Etymology: [L. nominatus, p. p. of nominare to nominate, fr. nomen name. See Name.]

  4. Nominate(verb)

    to name, or designate by name, for an office or place; to appoint; esp., to name as a candidate for an election, choice, or appointment; to propose by name, or offer the name of, as a candidate for an office or place

    Etymology: [L. nominatus, p. p. of nominare to nominate, fr. nomen name. See Name.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Nominate

    nom′in-āt, v.t. to name: to mention by name: to appoint: to propose by name, as for an office or for an appointment.—adv. Nom′inātely, by name.—ns. Nom′inātion, the act or power of nominating: state of being nominated; Nom′inātion-game, in billiards, a game in which the player has to name beforehand what stroke he is leading.—adjs. Nominātī′val; Nom′inātive, naming: (gram.) applied to the case of the subject.—n. the naming case, the case in which the subject is expressed.—adv. Nom′inātively.—n. Nom′inātor, one who nominates.—Nominative absolute, a grammatical construction in which we have a subject (noun or pronoun) combined with a participle, but not connected with a finite verb or governed by any other words, as 'All being well, I will come.' [L. nomināre, -ātum, to name—nomen.]

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nominate' in Verbs Frequency: #1100

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  1. Alex
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    Karen
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nominate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nominate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of nominate in a Sentence

  1. Rick Hasen:

    He could nominate a more liberal candidate who would have no real chance of getting through a Republican Senate - in which case this would become a salient political issue in 2016.

  2. Justice Antonin Scalia:

    I have no illusions that your man will nominate someone who shares my orientation, but I hope he sends us someone smart.

  3. Ben Carson:

    His ideas don't work. i probably would take the opportunity to nominate someone. Doesn't necessarily mean that person will be acted on or confirmed.

  4. Senate Republican:

    The President can nominate whoever The President wants to. I dare say it's very difficult to get a DNI nominee through the confirmation process.

  5. Shari Redstone:

    It is my firm belief that whoever may succeed my father as Chair at each company should be someone who is not a Trustee of my father’s trust or otherwise intertwined in Sumner Redstone family matters, but rather a leader with an independent voice, i was honored to nominate Les as the CBS Chair and am delighted to congratulate him on his new position.

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