What are some alternative words for candidate?

Synonyms for candidateˈkæn dɪˌdeɪt, -dɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. campaigner, candidate, nominee(noun)

    a politician who is running for public office

    campaigner, nominee, prospect, candidate

  2. candidate, prospect(noun)

    someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)

    vista, panorama, aspect, chance, prognosis, expectation, outlook, campaigner, medical prognosis, scene, prospect, candidate, nominee, view

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. candidate(n.)

    aspirant, solicitant

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