Nominate Definition

nŏmə-nāt
nominated, nominates, nominating
verb
nominated, nominates, nominating
To name, call, or designate.
Webster's New World
To name or appoint to an office or position.
Webster's New World
To propose as a candidate for an award or honor.
Webster's New World
To name as a candidate for election or appointment; propose for office.
Webster's New World
To enter (a horse) in a horse race.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Nominate

  • Latin nōmināre nōmināt- to name from nōmen nōmin- name nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin nōminātus, perfect passive participle of nōminō (“I name"), from nōmen (“a name").

    From Wiktionary

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