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Synonyms for candidate
ˈkæn dɪˌdeɪt, -dɪtcan·di·date

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  1. candidate

    aspirant, petitioner, canvasser, applicant, claimant, solicitor

    waiver, decliner, abandoner, resigner, abjurer, noncompetitor

Princeton's WordNet

  1. campaigner, candidate, nomineenoun

    a politician who is running for public office

    campaigner, nominee, prospect

  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, nominee, view

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  1. candidatenoun

    aspirant, solicitant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. candidatenoun

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

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  1. Alex Salvi:

    When he was a candidate we did have the opportunity to talk to him, but since President Trump has been in office we haven't had a sit down interview.

  2. Bernard Cazeneuve:

    The candidate from the National Front, like every drama, seeks to profit and use the situation to divide and benefit for exclusively political ends.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    I think you know the answer to that, this should be a race for president. And there is a blame candidate and a responsibility candidate in this race.

  4. Bakari Sellers:

    She has the most elasticity of any candidate, people want her to do well, but at the end of Election Day, they don't know her. It is difficult for her because she has to get acclimated to various communities quickly.

  5. The Republican governor:

    I want to put to rest a question that some of you have been asking me, i want to let you know that I will not be a candidate for the United States Senate.

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