HyperDic: nominate

English > 4 senses of the word nominate:
VERBcommunicationnominate, put up, put forwardpropose as a candidate for some honor
socialnominate, proposeput forward
socialnominate, name, makecharge with a function
socialnominate, appoint, name, constitutecreate and charge with a task or function
nominate > pronunciation
Soundsnaa'mahnaht; naa'mahney.t
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
abate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > nominate: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
MeaningPropose as a candidate for some honor.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsput up, put forward
Broadernominate, proposePut forward
Spanishdesignar, entablar, nominar, proponer
Catalandesignar, nominar, proposar
Adjectivesnominativeappointed by nomination
Nounsnominationthe act of officially naming a candidate
nominationan address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election
nominationthe condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election
nominatorsomeone who proposes a candidate for appointment or election
English > nominate: 4 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningPut forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody something
Example"The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission"
Synonympropose
Narrowernominate, put up, put forwardPropose as a candidate for some honor
Broaderchoose, take, select, pick outpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
Spanishdesignar, nominar, postular, proponer
Catalandesignar, nominar, proposar
Adjectivesnominativeappointed by nomination
Nounsnominatorsomeone who proposes a candidate for appointment or election
English > nominate: 4 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningCharge with a function; charge to be.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody something
ModelThey nominate him to write the letter
Synonymsname, make
Narrowerrenamename again or anew
Broaderappoint, chargeAssign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
Spanishdesignar, nominar
Catalananomenar, designar, dir, fer, nominar, posar, proposar
Adjectivesnominativeappointed by nomination
Nounsnominationthe act of officially naming a candidate
English > nominate: 4 senses > verb 4, social
Meaningcreate and charge with a task or function.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"nominate a committee"
Synonymsappoint, name, constitute
Narrowerco-optappoint summarily or commandeer
packSet up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome
Broaderestablish, found, plant, constitute, instituteSet up or lay the groundwork for
Spanishdesignar, nombrar, nominar
Catalananomenar, designar, dir, nomenar, nominar, posar, proposar
Adjectivesnominativeappointed by nomination
Nounsnominationthe act of officially naming a candidate

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