HyperDic: nomination

English > 3 senses of the word nomination:
NOUNactnominationthe act of officially naming a candidate
statenominationthe condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election
communicationnomination, nominating speech, nominating addressan address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election
nomination > pronunciation
Soundsnaa.mahney'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > nomination: 3 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of officially naming a candidate.
Example"the Republican nomination for Governor"
Broaderappointment, assignment, designation, namingThe act of putting a person into a non-elective position
Spanishnominación
Verbsnominatepropose as a candidate for some honor
nominatecreate and charge with a task or function
nominatecharge with a function
English > nomination: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election.
Examples
  • "there was keen competition for the nomination"
  • "his nomination was hotly protested"
Broadercondition, statusA state at a particular time
Verbsnominatepropose as a candidate for some honor
English > nomination: 3 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningAn address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election.
Example"the nomination was brief and to the point"
Synonymsnominating speech, nominating address
Categorypolitics, political science, governmentThe study of government of states and other political units
Broaderoratoryaddressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous)
Spanishnominación
Verbsnominatepropose as a candidate for some honor

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