1. [ verb ] (government) propose as a candidate for some honor
Synonyms: put_forward put_up
Related terms: nomination nominator
2. [ verb ] (government) put forward; nominate for appointment to an office
Synonyms: propose

"The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission"

Related terms: choose nominator
3. [ verb ] charge with a function; charge to be
Synonyms: name make

"She was named Head of the Committee" "She was made president of the club"

Related terms: appoint rename nomination
4. [ verb ] charge with a task or function
Synonyms: appoint name constitute

"appoint someone president" "nominate a committee"

Related terms: establish pack co-opt co-opt nomination appointee
Similar spelling:   nominated