• (British) IPA: /ˈnɒm.ɪ.neɪt/, /ˈnɒm.ə.neɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈnɑm.ɪ.neɪt/, /ˈnɑm.ə.neɪt/

nominate (nominates, present participle nominating; past and past participle nominated)

  1. To name someone as a candidate for a particular role or position, including that of an office.
  2. (obsolete) To entitle, confer a name upon.
    • 1658: the City of Norwich [...] was enlarged, builded and nominated by the Saxons. — Sir Thomas Browne, Urne-Burial (Penguin 2005, p. 12)
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nominate (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) nominotypical
    the nominate subspecies

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