Words Like CANDIDATE
We have put together a list of words that are similar to CANDIDATE.
7 Alternative Words Similar to candidate
1 examples of candidate
a candidate for the office of governor; a candidate for holy orders; a candidate for scholastic honors
10 definitions of candidate
One who offers himself, or is put forward by others, as a suitable person or an aspirant or contestant for an office, privilege, or honor.
a politician who is running for public office
someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
A person who seeks or is nominated for an office, prize, or honor.
A student who has nearly completed the requirements for a degree.
One that seems likely to gain a certain position or come to a certain fate: young actors who are candidates for stardom; a memorandum that is a good candidate for the trash can.
A person who seeks or is put forward by others for an office or honor; one who offers himself or is proposed for office or preferment, by election or appointment: as, a candidate for the office of sheriff, or for a degree.
To render qualified as a candidate.
To become a candidate; seek or aspire to some office; offer one's self or one's services as a candidate, as a clergyman seeking a parish or a charge; compete with others as a candidate.
One who seeks or is an aspirant for something other than office or preferment: as, a candidate for literary fame; “a candidate of heaven,”