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