re·​nom·​i·​nate | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈnä-mə-ˌnāt How to pronounce renominate (audio) \
renominated; renominating; renominates

Definition of renominate

transitive verb

: to nominate again especially for a succeeding term

Other Words from renominate

renomination \ (ˌ)rē-​ˌnä-​mə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce renominate (audio) \ noun

Examples of renominate in a Sentence

The President is likely to be renominated for a second term. The President has renominated a judge that Congress previously rejected.
Recent Examples on the Web The narrowness of the Democratic majority forced delays in a floor vote on his appointment that lasted into this year, when Biden was required to renominate him. Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times, 27 Apr. 2022 SOC Investment Group sent a letter to lead independent director, Maria Elena Lagomasino, in December for the company to not renominate him to the panel. Denny Jacob, WSJ, 4 Mar. 2022 States would be unable to renominate the disqualified zones to be QOZs. Marie Sapirie, Forbes, 25 Apr. 2022 At roughly this time in Barack Obama's presidency, almost 8 in 10 Democrats and Democratic-leaning voters (79%) wanted the party to renominate him. Chris Cillizza, CNN, 14 Feb. 2022 The investment group is asking that the beverage giant not renominate Kotick to the board next year. Kristen Bellstrom, Fortune, 10 Dec. 2021 Despite this left-wing opposition from both chambers of Congress, no one suggested the name of someone to replace Powell if Biden chose not to renominate him. NBC News, 22 Nov. 2021 Investors may need to hunker down for a slump in US stocks if President Biden opts for a surprise choice and doesn’t renominate Jerome Powell as Federal Reserve chairman., 20 Sep. 2021 Earlier that morning, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen was asked on CNBC whether Biden should renominate Powell. Washington Post, 6 Oct. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of renominate

1800, in the meaning defined above

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“Renominate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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