Nom"i*nate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nominated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Nominating (?).] [L. nominatus, p. p. of nominare to nominate, fr. nomen name. See Name.]

1.

To mention by name; to name.

[Obs.]

To nominate them all, it is impossible. Shak.

2.

To call; to entitle; to denominate.

[Obs.]

Spenser.

3.

To set down in express terms; to state

. [Obs.]

Is it so noiminated in the bond? Shak.

4.

To name, or designate by name, for an office or place; to appoint; esp., to name as a candidate for an election, choice, or appointment; to propose by name, or offer the name of, as a candidate for an office or place.

 

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