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Verb: nominate  'nó-mi,neyt
  1. Propose as a candidate for some honour
    - put up, put forward
  2. Put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honour or position
    "The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission";
    - propose
  3. Charge with a function; charge to be
    "She was nominated Head of the Committee";
    - name, make
  4. Create and charge with a task or function
    "nominate a committee";
    - appoint, name, constitute

Derived forms: nominated, nominates, nominating

Type of: appoint, charge, choose, constitute, establish, found, institute, pick out, plant, select, take

Encyclopedia: Nominate