Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb nominate

4 senses of nominate

Sense 1
nominate, put up, put forward -- (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")

Sense 2
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")
       => choose, take, select, pick out -- (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")

Sense 3
name, nominate, make -- (charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club")
       => appoint, charge -- (assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance")

Sense 4
appoint, name, nominate, constitute -- (create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a committee")
       => establish, found, plant, constitute, institute -- (set up or lay the groundwork for; "establish a new department")

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