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synonyms for candidates

  • competition
  • applicants
  • competitors
  • contestants
  • entrants
  • entries
  • nominees
  • participants
  • possibilities
  • runners
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How to use candidates in a sentence

Them gentlemen is candidates for a rope necktie apiece—nice perfessional assassins t' have in the Police!
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Candidates for fameand for Mrs. Kerricks very handsome prizemay learn much if they will faithfully attend Miss Goulds classes.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
In this connection, the return for the three candidates who offered themselves for election in 1774 may be of interest.
THE PORTSMOUTH ROAD AND ITS TRIBUTARIESCHARLES G. HARPER
But defeated candidates will quite agree that the game of "bleu et jaune" is a good deal worse than "rouge et noir."
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 109, JULY 27, 1895VARIOUS
The latter are elected out of those of the class of younger Brethren who volunteer, and are approved as candidates for the office.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Votes of confidence were then put for both candidates, when that in favour of Mr. Birrell was declared carried.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 109, JULY 27, 1895VARIOUS
He flattered himself that by timely suggestion he had stumped at least half a dozen would-be candidates for Mildreds hand.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Montague and Secretary Vernon were the ministerial candidates for Westminster.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
This does not alter the fact that candidates, who are not Oxford or Cambridge men, have no chance of being elected.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
Jim Allen and Pazzy Cox were placed before the meeting as candidates amid the stimulated applause of their adherents.
SCATTERGOOD BAINESCLARENCE BUDINGTON KELLAND
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CANDIDATES

  • applicants
  • candidates
  • competition
  • competitors
  • contestants
  • entrants
  • entries
  • nominees
  • participants
  • possibilities
  • runners
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.