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.
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:
4: create and charge with a task or function; "nominate a
committee" [syn: appoint, name, constitute]