HyperDic: candidate

English > 2 senses of the word candidate:
NOUNperson candidate, campaigner, nomineea politician who is running for public office
person candidate, prospectsomeone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
candidate > pronunciation
Soundskae'nahdiht; kae'ndahdeyt
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > candidate: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA politician who is running for public office.
Synonymscampaigner, nominee
Narrowerdark horseA political candidate who is not well known but could win unexpectedly
favorite sonA United States politician favored / favored mainly in his or her home state
running mateA nominee for the lesser of two closely related political offices
spoilerA candidate with no chance of winning but who may draw enough votes to prevent one of the leading candidates from winning
stalking-horseA candidate put forward to divide the Opposition or to mask the true candidate
write-in candidate, write-inA candidate for public office whose name does not appear on the ballot and so must be written on the ballot by the voters
Broaderpolitician, politico, pol, political leaderA person active in party politics
Spanishcandidata, candidato, nominada, nominado
Catalancandidata, candidat
English > candidate: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.).
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishaspirante, candidata, candidato
Catalanaspirant, candidata, candidat

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