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

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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 Either Trump or former Vice President Joe Biden faces a hugely important decision in 2021: whether to renominate Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell. Julia Horowitz, CNN, "Banks want to pull the levers of global finance for good," 8 Oct. 2020 Delegates voted to renominate Trump Monday, and he is scheduled to deliver his acceptance speech from the White House on Thursday. W. James Antle Iii, Washington Examiner, "Nikki Haley denounces Biden 'blame America first' foreign policy," 24 Aug. 2020 In addressing the convention from Jerusalem, Pompeo no doubt sought to highlight a major theme of this week's four-day celebration to renominate Trump — that the president keeps his campaign promises. David M. Drucker, Washington Examiner, "Pompeo compares Trump to Eisenhower as a leader who safeguards peace," 25 Aug. 2020 Several hundred delegates gathered there Monday voted to renominate President Donald Trump, but there's no in-person meetings for delegates scheduled the rest of the week. Michelle L. Price, Star Tribune, "WHAT TO WATCH: Melania, Pompeo and Trump at GOP convention," 25 Aug. 2020 Several hundred delegates gathered there Monday voted to renominate President Donald Trump, but there are no in-person meetings for delegates scheduled the rest of the week. Michelle L. Price\,, "RNC updates: Melania Trump and more Donald Trump on the docket for night 2 of Republican National Convention," 25 Aug. 2020 Each of the four nights features two hours of programming, with the biggest speeches happening during primetime as Republicans formally renominate their ticket of Donald Trump for president and Mike Pence for vice president. Katey Clifford, cleveland, "Republican National Convention 2020 | How to watch, live stream, TV channel, time," 24 Aug. 2020 Trump questions integrity of the election as Republicans formally renominate him for 2020. Susannah Bryan,, "School reopening order is unconstitutional, judge rules," 24 Aug. 2020 Pence said during brief remarks that came amid a break in the roll call vote to renominate Trump. Pence is scheduled to deliver a longer address Wednesday night from Fort McHenry in Baltimore. David Weigel,, "Republicans officially nominate Trump for second term," 24 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of renominate

1800, in the meaning defined above

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“Renominate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of renominate

: to nominate (someone) again

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