Associations to the word «Nominate»


NOMINATE, verb. To name someone as a candidate for a particular role or position, including that of an office.
NOMINATE, verb. (obsolete) To entitle, confer a name upon.
NOMINATE, adjective. (zoology) nominotypical
NOMINATE CONTRACT, noun. (legal) a contract distinguished by a particular name, such as sale, insurance, or lease.
NOMINATE EXECUTOR, noun. An executor or administrator appointed to administer the estate of a deceased who left a valid will.

Dictionary definition

NOMINATE, verb. Propose as a candidate for some honor.
NOMINATE, verb. 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".
NOMINATE, verb. Charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club".
NOMINATE, verb. Create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats