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nominate

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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

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2 to pick (someone) by one's authority for a specific position or duty
  • the U.S. Constitution directs the president to nominate ambassadors

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The first known use of nominate was in 1545

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“Nominate.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nominate. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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