1. [ noun ] the act of officially naming a candidate
Synonyms: nominating

"the Republican nomination for Governor"

Related terms: appointment name
2. [ noun ] the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election

"there was keen competition for the nomination" "his nomination was hotly protested"

Related terms: condition nominate
3. [ noun ] (rhetoric) an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election
Synonyms: nominating_speech nominating_address

"the nomination was brief and to the point"

Related terms: oratory politics
Similar spelling:   nominating