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candidate

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of candidate

  1. one who seeks an office, honor, position, or award each candidate for town council was allowed to speak at the candidates' forum Synonyms of candidate applicant, applier, aspirant, campaigner, contender, expectant, hopeful, prospect, seeker Words Related to candidate competitor, contestant, entrant, entry, favorite, qualifier; dark horse, spoiler, stalking horse; crown prince, favorite son; claimant, pretender; nominee, running mate Near Antonyms of candidate incumbent, officeholder; awardee, honoree, inductee; dropout Antonyms of candidate noncandidate



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