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nominate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of nominate

  1. 1 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 of nominate baptize, call, christen, clepe [archaic], denominate, designate, dub, entitle, label, name, style, term, titleWords Related to nominate brand, stigmatize, tag; denote, specify; miscall, misname, mistitle; code-name, nickname; rechristen, relabel, rename; surname

  2. 2 to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty the U.S. Constitution directs the president to nominate ambassadors Synonyms of nominate assign, attach, commission, constitute, designate, detail, name, appoint, placeWords Related to nominate authorize, delegate, depute, deputize; anoint, consecrate, create, inaugurate, induct, install, instate, institute, invest, make, ordain; crown, enthrone, throne; choose, destine, draft, elect, handpick, select, single (out), vote (in)Near Antonyms of nominate blackball, depose, dethrone, displace, eject, evict, oust, overthrow, remove, throw out, uncrown, unmake, unseatAntonyms of nominate discharge, dismiss, expel, fire



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