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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

    campaigner, nominee, prospect

  2. candidate, prospect(noun)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. candidate

    aspirant, petitioner, canvasser, applicant, claimant, solicitor

    waiver, decliner, abandoner, resigner, abjurer, noncompetitor

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. candidate(n.)

    aspirant, solicitant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. candidate(n)

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

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  1. Tom Henderson:

    Those are the type of events where Iowans can get engaged and start to touch the candidate.

  2. Samuel Rodriguez:

    The idea of not voting – you’re sacrificing your Christian worldview on the altar of political expediency, it is silly to talk about not voting for either candidate. Every single Christian should vote.

  3. Warren Buffett:

    I think generally third party candidates are going to hurt one side or the other and I think they're more likely to hurt the side that they favor because they're closer to that view, i hope no third party candidate runs that pulls any significant amount of votes. I think third party candidates can thwart the will of the people.

  4. Taylor Swift:

    I always have and always will cast my vote based on which candidate will protect and fight for the human rights I believe we all deserve in this country, i believe in the fight for LGBTQ rights, and that any form of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender is WRONG.

  5. Steve Richardson:

    Well you know you're never going to get any one candidate that fulfills all your desires, i think it means a lot, what you've done, you can say anything but what you've done is what really counts I think.

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