Antonyms for nominate

Grammar : Verb
Spell : verb nom-uh-neyt; adjective nom-uh-nit
Phonetic Transcription : verb ˈnɒm əˌneɪt; adjective ˈnɒm ə nɪt

Definition of nominate

Origin :
  • 1540s, "to call by name," back-formation from nomination or else from Latin nominatus, past participle of nominare "to name, call by name, give a name to," also "name for office,"" from nomen "name" (see name (n.)). Later "to appoint to some office or duty" (1560s); "to formally enter (someone) as a candidate for election" (c.1600). It also occasionally was used from c.1600 with a sense "give a name to." Related: Nominated; nominating.
  • verb designate, select
Example sentences :
  • "But you are not in a position to nominate the questions that I am to put to myself," she said.
  • Extract from : « The Market-Place » by Harold Frederic
  • I've the power to nominate whom I like, and Viola it shall be.
  • Extract from : « Nostromo: A Tale of the Seaboard » by Joseph Conrad
  • His uncle could nominate me to posts of honour fit for a caballero.
  • Extract from : « Romance » by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  • As a party they made no concerted effort to nominate candidates.
  • Extract from : « Union and Democracy » by Allen Johnson
  • They intended to nominate her and proceeded to root energetically for her.
  • Extract from : « Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore » by Pauline Lester
  • They tell me you are going to nominate Wimples for the Supreme Court.
  • Extract from : « Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York » by Lemuel Ely Quigg
  • My friend was asked to nominate some Filipino for the archbishopric.
  • Extract from : « The Philippine Islands » by John Foreman
  • Nominate me your prime minister, and I shall be the happiest of men.
  • Extract from : « Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry » by Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
  • "It all comes to this: you must nominate yourself," said Everard.
  • Extract from : « The Art of Disappearing » by John Talbot Smith
  • They were there to nominate their own beloved leader and they intended to do it.
  • Extract from : « Theodore Roosevelt and His Times » by Harold Howland

Synonyms for nominate

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