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

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.0 / 4 votes

  1. candidate

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

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

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 1 vote

  1. campaigner, candidate, nomineenoun

    a politician who is running for public office

    Synonyms:
    campaigner, nominee, prospect

  2. candidate, prospectnoun

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. candidatenoun

    Synonyms:
    aspirant, solicitant

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words4.0 / 1 vote

  1. candidatenoun

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

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How to use candidate in a sentence?

  1. Sverre Lodgaard:

    They would have seen and heard her and she would have come across as thoughtful and effective. She could be a very good candidate.

  2. Bill Reinsch:

    The issue, as always with Africa, will be whether they can unify behind a single candidate.

  3. Rasmus Nielsen:

    We don't have enough data to say for certain what is the mechanism for increased mortality but this effect on infectious diseases, particularly influenza, is a good candidate.

  4. Pete Snyder:

    The only Republican candidate they are aiming fire at is me, i love it and I wear it as a badge of honor.

  5. Josh Mandel:

    I ’m confident I ’m going to be the next United States senator from Ohio. I am the only candidate who’s been unwavering in my support for President Donald Trump and the America First agenda.


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