Definition of Candidate. Meaning of Candidate. Synonyms of Candidate

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Definition of Candidate

Candidate
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 suitable person or an aspirant or contestant for an office, privilege, or honor; as, a candidate for the office of governor; a candidate for holy orders; a candidate for scholastic honors.

Meaning of Candidate from wikipedia

- A candidate, or nominee, is the prospective recipient of an award or honor, or a person s****ing or being considered for some kind of position; for example:...
- The Candidates Tournament (or in some periods Candidates Matches) is a chess tournament organized by FIDE, chess's international governing body, since...
- The Manchurian Candidate is a novel by Richard Condon, first published in 1959. It is a political thriller about the son of a prominent U.S. political...
- candidate in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. The Manchurian Candidate is a 1959 political thriller novel by Richard Condon. The Manchurian Candidate...
- A perennial candidate is a political candidate who frequently runs for elected office and rarely, if ever, wins. Perennial candidates are most common...
- write-in candidate is a candidate whose name does not appear on the ballot but s****s election by asking voters to cast a vote for the candidate by physically...
- The 2024 Candidates Tournament is an eight-player chess tournament, held to determine the challenger for the World Chess Championship 2024. The tournament...
- Officer candidate or officer aspirant (OA) is a rank in some militaries of the world that is an appointed position while a person is in training to become...
- Prospective parliamentary candidate (PPC), in British politics, is a candidate selected by political parties to fight individual Westminster constituencies...
- Candidate (Latin: candidatus or candidata) is the name of various academic degrees, which are today mainly awarded in Scandinavia. The degree title was...