candidates[ noun kan-di-deyt, -dit; verb kan-di-deyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF candidates
Synonyms for candidates
- dark horse
- favorite son
- possible choice
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CANDIDATES
There were three candidates to be heard from and his speech was to be the last in order.
For whereas three candidates were in nomination, the ballots were forming but two piles.
On a certain day, every year, a number of candidates were presented.
The men were down, and the candidates had been housed in various colleges, and had dined in hall.
Two selectmen, whose terms expired, were candidates for re-election.
Candidates must only be proposed for their fitness, and opposed on the ground of unfitness.
The result is, of course, an over-supply of candidates for employment of this kind.
But Birdie was quite equal to the best efforts of her candidates.
A committee was thereupon appointed to bring the three candidates to the House.
If he invested in an election, he knew all about the candidates.