A person who applies for or seeks something, such as a job or position
Someone with experience in a certain field.
A difficult puzzle or problem.
A person submitting a request or application; a petitioner.
Apparent chance for success
A person who aspires to success or who shows promise of succeeding, especially as a political candidate:
A person who is nominated, esp. a candidate for election
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 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.
One that contests or disputes something, such as an election or a will.
The definition of choice is the act of making a selection or the person or thing which is selected.
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, campaigner, stumper, contestant(for an office), postulance, postulancy, postulant, prospect, striver and hopeful.