verb (used without object), can·di·dat·ed, can·di·dat·ing.
IS YOUR DESERT PLANT KNOWLEDGE SUCCULENT OR DRIED UP?
Origin of candidate
OTHER WORDS FROM candidatecan·di·da·cy [kan-di-duh-see]; /ˈkæn dɪ də si/; Chiefly British, can·di·da·ture [kan-di-duh-cher], /ˈkæn dɪ də tʃər/, can·di·date·ship, nounpre·can·di·da·cy, nounpre·can·di·da·ture, noun
Example sentences from the Web for candidate
Finally the questioning flickered out, no one withdrew their candidature, and the voting commenced.
And if once you admit election you must admit also the right of the to-be-elected one to offer or refuse his candidature.King John of Jingalo|Laurence Housman
Probably some deep private trouble, quite unconnected with my candidature; but I am so nervous.The Immortal|Alphonse Daudet
Their sympathies inclined towards the candidature of Denis Cooper, in spite of their small acquaintance with him.Abington Abbey|Archibald Marshall
However, we will leave him and consider the candidature of Mr Smith.The Exiles of Faloo|Barry Pain