Origin of nominate
OTHER WORDS FROM nominatenom·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
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How to use nominate in a sentence
The movie was also nominated for Best Picture and Peele was nominated for Best Director.
Anyone can apply or nominate someone female or nonbinary for the speakers bureau.All Raise fights ‘manels’—all-male panels—with the launch of its own speakers bureau|Michal Lev-Ram, writer|September 1, 2020|Fortune
The governor’s office declined to answer questions about whether the governor was aware of them when he nominated Clarkson to his position in late 2018.Alaska’s Attorney General Resigns Hours After We Published “Uncomfortable” Texts He Sent to a Younger Colleague|by Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News|August 25, 2020|ProPublica
Ross was once nominated to become Alaska attorney general, by then-Gov.Alaska’s Attorney General on Unpaid Leave After Sending Hundreds of “Uncomfortable” Texts to a Young Colleague|by Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News|August 25, 2020|ProPublica
Political analysts will sometimes recount how the Democrats, after losing three consecutive presidential elections, nominated Bill Clinton in 1992 and moved in a more centrist direction.
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
Regardless, she's phenomenal, and it's egregious not to give her the Best Actress trophy, let alone not to even nominate her.The Enraging Emmy Nominations: 20 Snubs and Surprises|Kevin Fallon|July 10, 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
Thereon the major-general took on himself to nominate Prince Eugne as Murat's successor.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
The proposed plan embodied the appointment of a Gov.-General, who would nominate a Cabinet to act with him.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
George, however, wished to have the power to nominate a regent by an instrument revocable at pleasure.
In resigning the presidency he thought it his duty to nominate a successor, and his choice was ratified by the meeting.Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh|George W. Foote
After that term Fox suggested that the crown should nominate the commissioners, and meanwhile was to appoint to vacancies.