from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who has been nominated to an office or for a candidacy.
- n. A person or organization in whose name a security is registered though true ownership is held by another party.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A person named, or designated, by another, to any office, duty, or position; one nominated, or proposed, by others for office or for election to office.
- n. A person or organisation in whose name a security is registered though true ownership is held by another party, called nominator, especially for the purpose of concealing the identity of the nominator.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A person named, or designated, by another, to any office, duty, or position; one nominated, or proposed, by others for office or for election to office. One remains a nominee until one has been elected or has assumed the office.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who is nominated, named, or designated, as to an office.
- n. In English common law, the person who is named to receive a copyhold estate on surrender of it to the lord; the cestui que use, sometimes called the surrenderee.
- n. A person on whose life an annuity depends.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a politician who is running for public office
The Republicans have no intent on letting Obama fill any vacancy unless the nominee is a conservative.
If the nominee is an unknown quantity as far as views on issues, then the nominee will likely make ambiguous statements about any issues the Republicans ask.
Unless of course, the nominee is a radical right winger.
The GOP does not care how qualified a nominee is as long as Obama wants her they don't.
But if a nominee is asked about a hot-button issue like abortion or the death penalty, there is always the so-called "Ginsburg Rule" to fall back on.
This nominee is the most qualified in over 70yrs and Senator McConnell, along with his other southern cohorts, can't comprehend the meaning of her writings.
I don't care how they do it. .just be sure the nominee is actually BORN IN THE USA .. not Kenya nugun
CNN Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry helps us understand who the nominee is and what her chances are at being confirmed by the Senate.
Hatch and other republicans are only interested in judicial philosophy when the nominee is a Democrat.
No matter who Obama appoints, the Republicans will shriek 24/7 that the nominee is a world-ending, ultra-left-wing, evil communist out to destroy everything that has ever been good and right in the world.