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Synonyms for candidate
ˈkæn dɪˌdeɪt, -dɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. campaigner, candidate, nominee(noun)

    a politician who is running for public office

    Synonyms:
    campaigner, nominee, prospect

  2. candidate, prospect(noun)

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

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. candidate

    Synonyms:
    aspirant, petitioner, canvasser, applicant, claimant, solicitor

    Antonyms:
    waiver, decliner, abandoner, resigner, abjurer, noncompetitor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. candidate(n.)

    Synonyms:
    aspirant, solicitant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. candidate(n)

    Synonyms:
    aspirant, nominee, postulant, office-seeker, contestant (for an office)

How to pronounce candidate?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say candidate in sign language?

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How to use candidate in a sentence?

  1. Tom Perez:

    I fundamentally disagree with Heath Mello's personal beliefs about women's reproductive health. It is a promising step that Mello now shares the Democratic Party's position on women's fundamental rights. Every candidate who runs as a Democrat should do the same, because every woman should be able to make her own health choices. Period.

  2. Spencer Zwick:

    You see campaigns raising significant money, but I would say the great majority (of former Romney donors) have not yet aligned with a candidate, this is really a chance for donors to get to know and ultimately pick the candidate they want to support.

  3. Mark B. Cohen:

    Nothing can so alienate a voter from the political system as backing a winning candidate.

  4. National Intelligence James Clapper:

    For the part of the national security apparatus that I oversaw as DNI, there was no such wiretap activity mounted against the President, the president-elect at the time, or as a candidate, or against his campaign.

  5. John Kasich:

    I'm worried about beating Hillary. Of course I am, i think Hillary will be a strong candidate. And if our party underestimates her, they're making a terrible mistake.


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