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Candidate meaning

candidate - 2 dictionary results

  1. 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.
  2. 2. One who offers himself or is proposed for an office.

candidate - examples of usage

  1. It wasn't Ally, but she did sound like a woman who might well be a candidate for medical treatment. - "Syndrome", Thomas Hoover.
  2. But Alexa Hampton was the obvious candidate. - "Syndrome", Thomas Hoover.
  3. He is not one of Us, and in every respect is a suitable candidate for that high post. - "The Sins of Séverac Bablon", Sax Rohmer.
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