nominate

Part of speech: verb

To name; designate as a candidate.

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Usage examples "nominate":

  1. In resigning the presidency he thought it his duty to nominate a successor, and his choice was ratified by the meeting. - "Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh", George W. Foote.
  2. They won't even nominate me, and I shall not worry. - "The Idol of Paris", Sarah Bernhardt.
  3. The Directors were not suffered either to nominate or to remove those whom they were empowered to instruct; from masters they were reduced to the situation of complainants,- a situation the imbecility of which no laws or regulations could wholly alter; and when the Directors were afterwards restored in some degree to their ancient power, on the expiration of the lease given to their principal servants, it became impossible for them to recover any degree of their ancient respect, even if they had not in the mean time been so modelled as to be entirely free from all ambition of that sort. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12)", Edmund Burke.