verb (used with object), nom·i·nat·ed, nom·i·nat·ing.
Origin of nominate
Related formsnom·i·na·tor, nounre·nom·i·nate, verb (used with object), re·nom·i·nat·ed, re·nom·i·nat·ing.un·nom·i·nat·ed, adjective
Examples from the Web for nominate
And they would, it seems, nominate any movie—no matter how inane—to get those big-name butts in the seats.The Golden Globes Sobers Up (Sort Of): Years of Ridicule and Bribery Rumors Scares HFPA Straight|Marlow Stern|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Drama schools were visited; members of the public were allowed to nominate themselves.
The Stalwarts had bolted the Red Gym and were holding a shadow convention to nominate their own candidates at the opera house.The GOP’s Last Identity Crisis Remade U.S. Politics|Michael Wolraich|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A federal agency simply has to “nominate” you if it has “reasonable suspicion”—which is slightly more than a hunch.Oregon Judge Grounds the Federal No-Fly List—and It’s High Time|Dean Obeidallah|June 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When President Barack Obama had to nominate justices to the Supreme Court, many liberals said they wanted a “liberal Scalia.”The Outside Game of Justice Scalia, a Loner With Clout|David Fontana|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Intergrades between these two subspecies have been discussed in the account of the nominate subspecies.Middle American Frogs of the Hyla microcephala Group|William E. Duellman
Mr Redmond demanded the right to nominate a committee of twenty-five "true-blue" supporters of his own policy.Ireland Since Parnell|Daniel Desmond Sheehan
"Yes, true; we are about to nominate a municipal councillor," said Phellion, interrupting him.The Lesser Bourgeoisie|Honore de Balzac
It was at last agreed that each party should nominate delegates to treat with the senate on this matter.History of the Great Reformation, Volume IV|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
Bonaparte undertook to alter their constitution and nominate their Doge.The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)|John Holland Rose