candidate synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term candidate:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. campaigner, candidate, nomineenoun

    a politician who is running for public office

    campaigner, nominee, prospect, candidate

  2. candidate, prospectnoun

    someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)

    vista, panorama, aspect, chance, prognosis, expectation, outlook, campaigner, medical prognosis, scene, prospect, candidate, nominee, view

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. candidatenoun

    aspirant, solicitant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

candidates, applicant, nominee, contestant, applicants, nominees, candidature, front-runner, candidacy, candidat, acceding, nomination, accession, contender