Definition of Candidate:
Potential filler of a job position. In contracting, the respondents to an invitation to bid are called candidates, and the award winning party is called the contractor.
Synonyms of Candidate
Addict, Agent, Also-ran, Applicant, Appointee, Aspirant, Aspirer, Assignee, Baby kisser, Bidder, Campaigner, Claimant, Collector, Coveter, Dark horse, Defeated candidate, Deputy, Desirer, Devotee, Dud, Entrant, Fancier, Favorite son, Freak, Hankerer, Has-been, Hopeful, Lame duck, Licensee, Lover, Nominee, Office seeker, Petitioner, Political hopeful, Possibility, Postulant, Presidential timber, Prospect, Runner, Running mate, Seeker, Selectee, Solicitant, Solicitor, Stalking-horse, Stumper, Suitor, Suppliant, Supplicant, Votary, Wanter, Whistle-stopper, Wisher, Yearner
How to use Candidate in a sentence?
- During the upcoming election it is important to pay attention not only to what each candidate says, but also to what they do and how they conduct themselves.
- In local elections there are too many people who are unaware of their candidate options because local politics are often viewed as unimportant or irrelevant.
- I wondered which candidate my friend would vote for this election because he always voted for the best and most qualified one.
Meaning of Candidate & Candidate Definition