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nom·i·nate

 (nŏm′ə-nāt′)
tr.v. nom·i·nat·ed, nom·i·nat·ing, nom·i·nates
1. To propose as a candidate in an election or as one to be considered for an honor or prize: nominated him as their candidate for mayor; was nominated twice for an Academy Award.
2. To designate or appoint to an office or responsibility: "A quiet recruit who always does exactly what he is told ... is nominated to take the rap" (Thomas E. Ricks). See Synonyms at appoint.

[Latin nōmināre, nōmināt-, to name, from nōmen, nōmin-, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.]

nom′i·na′tor n.

nominate

vb (mainly tr)
1. to propose as a candidate, esp for an elective office
2. to appoint to an office or position
3. to name (someone) to act on one's behalf, esp to conceal one's identity
4. (intr) Austral to stand as a candidate in an election
5. archaic to name, entitle, or designate
adj
rare having a particular name
[C16: from Latin nōmināre to call by name, from nōmen name]
ˈnomiˌnator n

nom•i•nate

(v. ˈnɒm əˌneɪt; adj. -nɪt)

v. -nat•ed, -nat•ing,
adj. v.t.
1. to propose (someone) for appointment or election to an office.
2. to appoint to a duty or office.
3. to propose for an honor, award, or the like.
4. to name; designate.
adj.
5. having a particular name.
[1475–85; < Latin nōminātus, past participle of nōmināre to name, call by name, v. derivative of nōmen name; see -ate1]
nom′i•na`tor, n.

nominate


Past participle: nominated
Gerund: nominating

Imperative
nominate
nominate
Present
I nominate
you nominate
he/she/it nominates
we nominate
you nominate
they nominate
Preterite
I nominated
you nominated
he/she/it nominated
we nominated
you nominated
they nominated
Present Continuous
I am nominating
you are nominating
he/she/it is nominating
we are nominating
you are nominating
they are nominating
Present Perfect
I have nominated
you have nominated
he/she/it has nominated
we have nominated
you have nominated
they have nominated
Past Continuous
I was nominating
you were nominating
he/she/it was nominating
we were nominating
you were nominating
they were nominating
Past Perfect
I had nominated
you had nominated
he/she/it had nominated
we had nominated
you had nominated
they had nominated
Future
I will nominate
you will nominate
he/she/it will nominate
we will nominate
you will nominate
they will nominate
Future Perfect
I will have nominated
you will have nominated
he/she/it will have nominated
we will have nominated
you will have nominated
they will have nominated
Future Continuous
I will be nominating
you will be nominating
he/she/it will be nominating
we will be nominating
you will be nominating
they will be nominating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been nominating
you have been nominating
he/she/it has been nominating
we have been nominating
you have been nominating
they have been nominating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been nominating
you will have been nominating
he/she/it will have been nominating
we will have been nominating
you will have been nominating
they will have been nominating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been nominating
you had been nominating
he/she/it had been nominating
we had been nominating
you had been nominating
they had been nominating
Conditional
I would nominate
you would nominate
he/she/it would nominate
we would nominate
you would nominate
they would nominate
Past Conditional
I would have nominated
you would have nominated
he/she/it would have nominated
we would have nominated
you would have nominated
they would have nominated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.nominate - propose as a candidate for some honor
nominate, propose - 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"
2.nominate - 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"
choose, pick out, select, take - pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her"
nominate, put forward, put up - propose as a candidate for some honor
3.nominate - charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"
rename - name again or anew; "He was renamed Minister of the Interior"
appoint, charge - assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
4.nominate - create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee"
institute, establish, found, plant, constitute - set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department"
pack - set up a committee or legislative body with one's own supporters so as to influence the outcome; "pack a jury"
co-opt - appoint summarily or commandeer; "The army tried to co-opt peasants into civil defence groups"

nominate

verb
1. propose, suggest, recommend, submit, put forward The public will be able to nominate candidates for the awards.
2. appoint, name, choose, commission, select, elect, assign, designate, empower It is legally possible for an elderly person to nominate someone to act for them.

nominate

verb
To select for an office or position:
Translations
يُرَشِّحُيُسَمّي، يُرَشِّح
nominovatjmenovat
nominereforeslå som
nimetä
nominirati
útnefna; tilnefna
指名する
후보자로 지명하다
iškėlimas kandidatuiškelti kandidatu
izvirzīt/nosaukt kandidātu
nominera
ได้รับการเสนอชื่อ
đề cử

nominate

[ˈnɒmɪneɪt] VT (= propose) → proponer; (= appoint) → nombrar
to nominate sb as or for chairmanproponer a algn como candidato a la presidencia
to nominate sb for a jobnombrar a algn para un cargo
she was nominated for an Oscarla nominaron para un Oscar

nominate

[ˈnɒmɪneɪt] vt
(= propose) → proposer
I nominate Ian Alexander as president of the society → Je propose Ian Alexander comme président de la société.
to nominate sb for sth [+ post, position] → proposer qn comme candidat à qch
(= appoint) → nommer
to nominate sb as sth → nommer qn qch
She was nominated as director → Elle a été nommée directrice.
to nominate sb to sth [+ body, organization] → nommer qn auprès de qch
(for award) [+ person, song, film] → nominer
He was nominated for an Oscar → Il a été nominé pour un Oscar.

nominate

vt
(= appoint)ernennen; he was nominated chairmaner wurde zum Vorsitzenden ernannt
(= propose)nominieren, aufstellen; he was nominated for the presidencyer wurde als Präsidentschaftskandidat aufgestellt; to nominate somebody/something for an awardjdn/etw für eine Auszeichnung nominieren

nominate

[ˈnɒmɪˌneɪt] vt to nominate sb (for sth) (propose) → proporre qn come candidato (a qc); (appoint) → nominare or designare qn (a qc)

nominate

(ˈnomineit) verb
to name (someone) for possible election to a particular job etc. They nominated him as captain.
ˌnomiˈnation noun
1. the act of nominating. the nomination of a president.
2. a suggestion of a particular person for a post etc. We've had four nominations for the job.
ˌnomiˈnee noun
a person who is nominated for a job etc.

nominate

يُرَشِّحُ nominovat nominere nominieren αναγορεύω designar nimetä désigner nominirati nominare 指名する 후보자로 지명하다 nomineren nominere mianować nomear номинировать nominera ได้รับการเสนอชื่อ aday göstermek đề cử 提名
References in classic literature ?
There had come to Scully a proposition to nominate a certain rich brewer who lived upon a swell boulevard that skirted the district, and who coveted the big badge and the "honorable" of an alderman.
Perhaps he voted for somebody, or lent money to somebody, or bought something of somebody, or otherwise obliged somebody, or jobbed for somebody, who knew somebody who got the lieutenant of the county to nominate him for the commission.
It will be the office of the President to NOMINATE, and, with the advice and consent of the Senate, to APPOINT.
Was it to nominate some high official--a governor or member of Congress?
The British Government will change the succession in Hilas and Bunar, and nominate new heirs to the throne.