renominate

verb
re·nom·i·nate | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈnä-mə-ˌnāt \
renominated; renominating; renominates

Definition of renominate 

transitive verb

: to nominate again especially for a succeeding term

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Other words from renominate

renomination \(ˌ)rē-ˌnä-mə-ˈnā-shən \ 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.

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In the call, Mr. Schumer pointedly said Mr. Trump should renominate federal judge Merrick Garland, the President Barack Obama pick who was blocked from a confirmation hearing in 2016 by Senate Republicans. Peter Nicholas, WSJ, "Trump Has Finalists for Supreme Court Pick," 5 July 2018 Despite widespread praise for her performance, President Trump decided last fall not to renominate Yellen, a Democrat, for a second four-year term as chairwoman. Jim Puzzanghera, latimes.com, "Yellen's legacy as Fed chief: Full employment but unfinished business," 25 Jan. 2018 Trump nominated Powell on Nov. 2, but the Senate didn't act on his appointment before the end of the year, forcing the president to renominate Powell in 2018... Tory Newmyer, Washington Post, "The Finance 202: Trump is eager to claim credit for Apple moves. But it's a bit more complicated.," 18 Jan. 2018 President Donald Trump will formally renominate the Kansas Republican late Monday to become ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, according to the White House. Anita Kumar And Hunter Woodall, kansascity, "Brownback to get another shot at Trump administration job," 8 Jan. 2018 Yellen, who was the Fed's first female chief, said in an interview that aired Sunday that she was disappointed that Trump did not renominate her. Los Angeles Times, OregonLive.com, "Jerome Powell promises vigilance as he takes the helm at Federal Reserve," 5 Feb. 2018 Yellen, who was the Fed's first female chief, said in an interview that aired Sunday that she was disappointed that Trump did not renominate her. Jim Puzzanghera, latimes.com, "Jerome Powell sworn in as Federal Reserve chairman, vows to 'remain vigilant' about financial risks," 5 Feb. 2018 Trump nominated Powell on Nov. 2, but the Senate didn't act on his appointment before the end of the year, forcing the president to renominate Powell in 2018. Heather Long, Houston Chronicle, "Trump's plans to remake the Federal Reserve hit snags," 17 Jan. 2018 At that point, the White House will have to decide whether to renominate her . . . James Hohmann, Washington Post, "The Daily 202: 10 reasons Democrats think the tax bill will be a political loser for Trump’s GOP in the midterms," 21 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of renominate

1800, in the meaning defined above

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renominate

verb

English Language Learners Definition of renominate

: to nominate (someone) again

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