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English verb: nominate

1. nominate (communication) propose as a candidate for some honor


Synonymsput forward, put up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)nominate, propose

2. nominate (social) put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position


SamplesThe President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission.


Synonymspropose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody something


Broader (hypernym)choose, pick out, select, take


Narrower (hyponym)nominate, put forward, put up

3. nominate (social) charge with a function; charge to be


SamplesShe was named Head of the Committee.
She was made president of the club.


ExamplesThey nominate him to write the letter


Synonymsmake, name


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody something


Broader (hypernym)appoint, charge


Narrower (hyponym)rename

4. nominate (social) create and charge with a task or function


SamplesNominate a committee.


Synonymsappoint, constitute, name


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)constitute, establish, found, institute, plant


Narrower (hyponym)co-opt, pack









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