[verb nom-uh-neyt; adjective nom-uh-nit] /verb ˈnɒm əˌneɪt; adjective ˈnɒm ə nɪt/
verb (used with object), nominated, nominating.
to propose (someone) for appointment or election to an office.
to appoint to a duty or office.
to propose for an honor, award, or the like.
Horse Racing. to register (a horse) as an entry in a race.
to name; designate.
Obsolete. to specify.
having a particular name.
verb (mainly transitive) (ˈnɒmɪˌneɪt)
to propose as a candidate, esp for an elective office
to appoint to an office or position
to name (someone) to act on one’s behalf, esp to conceal one’s identity
(intransitive) (Austral) to stand as a candidate in an election
(archaic) to name, entitle, or designate
(rare) having a particular name
1650s, from Late Latin nominator, from Latin nominat-, past participle stem of nominare (see nominate).
1540s, “to call by name,” back-formation from nomination or else from Latin nominatus, past participle of nominare “to name, call by name, give a name to,” also “name for office,”” from nomen “name” (see name (n.)). Later “to appoint to some office or duty” (1560s); “to formally enter (someone) as a candidate for election” (c.1600). It also occasionally was used from c.1600 with a sense “give a name to.” Related: Nominated; nominating.
[nom-uh-nee] /ˌnɒm əˈni/ noun 1. a person , as to run for elective office or fill a particular post. 2. a person in whose name title to real estate or ownership of stock is held but who is not the actual proprietor or holder. /ˌnɒmɪˈniː/ noun 1. a person who is nominated to an office […]
[noh-miz-uh m] /ˈnoʊ mɪz əm/ noun 1. religious conduct based on law. /ˈnəʊmɪzəm/ noun 1. adherence to a law or laws as a primary exercise of religion
1. a combining form meaning “custom,” “law,” used in the formation of compound words: nomology. combining form 1. indicating law or custom: nomology
[noh-muh-kan-uh n] /ˌnoʊ məˈkæn ən/ noun 1. a compendium of Greek Orthodox ecclesiastical laws and Byzantine imperial laws that related to ecclesiastical matters.