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nominate

[ verb nom-uh-neyt; adjective nom-uh-nit ]
/ verb 藞n蓲m 蓹藢ne瑟t; adjective 藞n蓲m 蓹 n瑟t /
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verb (used with object), nom路i路nat路ed, nom路i路nat路ing.
adjective
having a particular name.
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Origin of nominate

1475鈥85; <Latin n艒min膩tus (past participle of n艒min膩re to name, call by name), equivalent to n艒min- (stem of n艒men;see nomen) + -膩tus-ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM nominate

nom路i路na路tor, nounre路nom路i路nate, verb (used with object), re路nom路i路nat路ed, re路nom路i路nat路ing.un路nom路i路nat路ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for nominate

nominate

verb (藞n蓲m瑟藢ne瑟t) (mainly tr)
to propose as a candidate, esp for an elective office
to appoint to an office or position
to name (someone) to act on one's behalf, esp to conceal one's identity
(intr) Australian to stand as a candidate in an election
archaic to name, entitle, or designate
adjective (藞n蓲m瑟n瑟t)
rare having a particular name

Derived forms of nominate

nominator, noun

Word Origin for nominate

C16: from Latin n艒min膩re to call by name, from n艒men name
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