to give a name to <this first drawing, which we'll nominate as Plan A, shows how the house would look with the smaller annex> Synonyms baptize
, clepe [archaic]
to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty <the U.S. Constitution directs the president to nominate ambassadors> Related Words authorize
Near Antonyms blackball
, throw out
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