a person who seeks an office, honor, etc.:
a candidate for governor.
a person who is selected by others as a contestant for an office, honor, etc.
a person who is deserving of or seems destined for a certain end or fate:
Such a reckless spender is a candidate for the poorhouse.
a student studying for a degree:
Candidates for the B.A. will have to meet certain minimum requirements.
to become a candidate for service as a new minister of a church; preach before a congregation that is seeking a new minister.
Agatha’s Husband Dinah Maria Craik (AKA: Dinah Maria Mulock)
Miss Marjoribanks Mrs (Margaret) Oliphant
a person seeking or nominated for election to a position of authority or honour or selection for a job, promotion, etc
a person taking an examination or test
a person or thing regarded as suitable or likely for a particular fate or position: this wine is a candidate for his cellar
a person who seeks an office, honor, etc.: a candidate for governor. a person who is selected by others as a contestant for an office, honor, etc. a person who is deserving of or seems destined for a certain end or fate: Such a reckless spender is a candidate for the poorhouse. a student studying […]
a philosophical novel (1759) by Voltaire. Historical Examples Candide Voltaire Memoirs Charles Godfrey Leland Candide Voltaire Library Notes A. P. Russell The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete Jean Jacques Rousseau History of Modern Philosophy Alfred William Benn Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, September 1899 Various A Short History of French Literature George Saintsbury Suspended Judgments […]
any of a variety of infections caused by fungi of the genus Candida, occurring most often in the mouth, respiratory tract (bronchocandidiasis) or vagina. Contemporary Examples Is Celebrity Favorite Kombucha Really a Health and Anti-Aging Cure? Anneli Rufus February 27, 2012 noun
frank; outspoken; open and sincere: a candid critic. free from reservation, disguise, or subterfuge; straightforward: a candid opinion. informal; unposed: a candid photo. honest; impartial: a candid mind. Archaic. white. Archaic. clear; pure. an unposed photograph. Contemporary Examples The Gettysburg of the GOP Civil War Dean Obeidallah February 14, 2014 White House: Nothing We Can […]