Candidate synonyms

kăn'dĭ-dāt', -dĭt

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A person who applies for or seeks something, such as a job or position
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One who strives.
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Someone with experience in a certain field.
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A difficult puzzle or problem.
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A person submitting a request or application; a petitioner.
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Apparent chance for success
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Someone who aspires to high office etc.
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A person who aspires to success or who shows promise of succeeding, especially as a political candidate:
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A person who sues at law
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Someone who bids, e.g. at an auction
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An attorney holding a public office that handles cases involving a city, state, or other jurisdiction.
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A device used in a moving object, especially a missile, that locates a target by detecting light, heat, or other radiation.
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A person who is nominated, esp. a candidate for election
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One who applies for something; one who makes request; a petitioner.
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A participant in a competition, especially in athletics.
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Someone who votes.
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(Law) Someone who presents a petition to a court.
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A person who makes a claim
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(Finance, business) One who engages in front running.
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One who achieves unexpected support and success as a political candidate, typically during a party's convention.
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One of a pair of ships with coordinated, often reciprocal, sailing schedules.
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A man favored for nomination as a presidential candidate by his own state delegates at a national political convention.
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Someone who competes with one or more other people
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One that contests or disputes something, such as an election or a will.
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The definition of choice is the act of making a selection or the person or thing which is selected.
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Find another word for candidate. In this page you can discover 43 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for candidate, like: job-hunter, seek, postulance, striver, campaigner, stumper, contestant(for an office), postulancy, postulant, prospect and aspirant.