nominate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōminātus, perfect passive participle of nōminō (I name), from nōmen (a name).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈnɒm.ɪ.neɪt/, /ˈnɒm.ə.neɪt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈnɑm.ɪ.neɪt/, /ˈnɑm.ə.neɪt/

Verb[edit]

nominate (third-person singular simple present nominates, present participle nominating, simple past and past participle nominated)

  1. To name someone as a candidate for a particular role or position, including that of an office.
  2. (obsolete) To entitle, confer a name upon.
    • 1658: the City of Norwich [...] was enlarged, builded and nominated by the Saxons. — Sir Thomas Browne, Urne-Burial (Penguin 2005, p. 12)

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Adjective[edit]

nominate (not comparable)

  1. (zoology) nominotypical
    the nominate subspecies

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

nominate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of nominare
  2. second-person plural imperative of nominare
  3. feminine plural of nominato

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

nōmināte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of nōminō

Participle[edit]

nōmināte

  1. vocative masculine singular of nōminātus