Cite
 

Meaning of nominate

nom•i•nate

Pronunciation: (v.nom'u-nāt"adj.nom'u-nit), [key]
— v., adj. -nat•ed, -nat•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to propose (someone) for appointment or election to an office.
  2. to appoint to a duty or office.
  3. to propose for an honor, award, or the like.
  4. to register (a horse) as an entry in a race.
  5. to name; designate.
  6. to specify.
—adj.
  1. having a particular name.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also: