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.
4. Horse Racing.
to register (a horse) as an entry in a race
having a particular name.
Origin: 1475–85; Related forms
< Latin nōminātus
(past participle of nōmināre
to name, call by name), equivalent to nōmin-
(stem of nōmen;
) + -ātus -ate1
renominate, verb (used with object), renominated, renominating.
1. pick, choose.