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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 nom·i·nate /ˈnɑməˌnet/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nom·i·nate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nominated p. pr. & vb. n. Nominating ]
 1. To mention by name; to name. [Obs.]
    To nominate them all, it is impossible.   --Shak.
 2. To call; to entitle; to denominate. [Obs.]
 3. To set down in express terms; to state. [Obs.]
    Is it so nominated in the bond?   --Shak.
 4. To name, or designate by name, for an office or place; to appoint; esp., to name as a candidate for an election, choice, or appointment; to propose by name, or offer the name of, as a candidate for an office or place.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: propose as a candidate for some honor [syn: put up, put
      2: put forward; nominate for appointment to an office; "The
         President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights
         Commission" [syn: propose]
      3: charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of
         the Committee"; "She was made president of the club" [syn:
          name, make]
      4: create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a
         committee" [syn: appoint, name, constitute]