Synonyms and Antonyms of nominate
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 baptize, call, christen, clepe [archaic], denominate, designate, dub, entitle, label, name, style, term, titleRelated Words brand, stigmatize, tag; denote, specify; miscall, misname, mistitle; code-name, nickname; rechristen, relabel, rename; surname
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 assign, attach, commission, constitute, designate, detail, name, appoint, placeRelated Words 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 blackball, depose, dethrone, displace, eject, evict, oust, overthrow, remove, throw out, uncrown, unmake, unseatAntonyms discharge, dismiss, expel, fire
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