put up a candidate


put up a candidate
propose a candidate for election

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • candidate — n. 1) to put up a candidate (for office) 2) to adopt (BE); endorse a candidate 3) (BE) to de select a candidate ( to refuse at the local level to support a party candidate adopted at the national level ) 4) a party; write in candidate 5) a… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • put up — 1) we can put him up for a few days Syn: accommodate, house, take in, lodge, quarter, billet; give a roof over someone s head 2) they put up a candidate Syn: nominate, propose, put forward, recommend 3) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • put someone up — 1 we can put him up for a few days: ACCOMMODATE, house, take in, lodge, quarter, billet; give someone a roof over their head. 2 they put up a candidate: NOMINATE, propose, put forward …   Useful english dictionary

  • put someone up — 1) we can put him up for a few days Syn: accommodate, house, take in, give someone a roof over their head 2) they put up a candidate Syn: nominate, propose, put forward, recommend …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • Put — (put; often p[u^]t in def. 3), v. i. 1. To go or move; as, when the air first puts up. [Obs.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. To steer; to direct one s course; to go. [1913 Webster] His fury thus appeased, he puts to land. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • candidate — candidate, aspirant, nominee, applicant denote one who seeks an office, honor, position, or award. Candidate is applied not only to a seeker but to one who is put forward by others or is considered as a possibility by those whose function it is… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • put — [poot] vt. put, putting [ME putten < or akin to OE potian, to push: mod. senses prob. < Scand, as in Dan putte, Swed dial. putta, to put away, push, akin to OE pyttan, to sting, goad] 1. a) to drive or send by a blow, shot, or thrust [to… …   English World dictionary

  • Candidate — Can di*date, n. [L. Candidatus, n. (because candidates for office in Rome were clothed in a white toga.) fr. candidatus clothed in white, fr. candiduslittering, white: cf. F. candidat.] One who offers himself, or is put forward by others, as a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • put yourself forward — ˌput yourself/sbˈforward derived to suggest yourself/sb as a candidate for a job or position • Can I put you/your name forward for club secretary? • He has put himself forward for a place on the national executive. Main entry: ↑putderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • put somebody forward — ˌput yourself/sbˈforward derived to suggest yourself/sb as a candidate for a job or position • Can I put you/your name forward for club secretary? • He has put himself forward for a place on the national executive. Main entry: ↑putderived …   Useful english dictionary


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