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Definition of candidate:

  1. 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.


medical prognosis, outlook, political contestant, view, scene, contestant, chance, favorite son, front-runner, solicitor, ker, job-hunter, prognosis, running mate, ker, vista, nominee, panorama, office-, possible choice, stumper, campaigner, prospect, place-hunter, aspect, dark horse, expectation.

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