What does nomination mean?

Definitions for nomination
ˌnɒm əˈneɪ ʃənnom·i·na·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nomination(noun)

    the act of officially naming a candidate

    "the Republican nomination for Governor"

  2. nomination(noun)

    the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election

    "there was keen competition for the nomination"; "his nomination was hotly protested"

  3. nominating speech, nominating address, nomination(noun)

    an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election

    "the nomination was brief and to the point"

Wiktionary

  1. nomination(Noun)

    An act or instance of nominating.

  2. nomination(Noun)

    A device or means by which a person or thing is nominated.

  3. Origin: From nominationem (nominative of nominatio, from verb nominare)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nomination(noun)

    the act of naming or nominating; designation of a person as a candidate for office; the power of nominating; the state of being nominated

  2. Nomination(noun)

    the denomination, or name

  3. Origin: [L. nominatio: cf. F. nomination.]

Freebase

  1. Nomination

    Nomination is part of the process of selecting a candidate for either election to an office, or the bestowing of an honor or award. In the context of elections for public office, a candidate who has been selected by a political party is normally said to be the nominee of that party. The party's selection is typically accomplished either based on one or more primary elections or by means of a political party convention or caucus, according to the rules of the party and any applicable election laws. A collection of nominees approved from the full list of candidates is usually known as a shortlist; public statements of support for a candidate's nomination are known as endorsements. In some jurisdictions the nominee of a recognized political party is entitled to appear on the general election ballot paper. Candidates who are unaffiliated with any political party are typically required to submit a nominating petition in order to gain ballot access. In others all candidates have to meet nomination rules criteria to stand. Candidate comes from the Latin word "candida". In Ancient Rome, people running for political office would often wear togas chalked and bleached to be bright white. Such garments would be worn by candidates at speeches, debates, conventions, and other public functions.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. nomination

    1. Paradigrammatics, or the art of molding figures in plaster. 2. The call of the vile. 3. In democracies, the divine sacrament administered to ignorance. 3. The election, divination and apotheosis of a paramount parasite.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nomination in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nomination in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of nomination in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    As soon as I won the nomination.

  2. Kevin Madden:

    No one is going to give you the nomination.

  3. Darrell Hotchkiss:

    He is not going to get the nomination, we all know that.

  4. Lauren Ehrsam:

    I hope the best person for our party wins the nomination.

  5. Donald Trump:

    If he gets the nomination, they're going to sue his ass up.

Images & Illustrations of nomination

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