From the verb nominate: (⇒ conjugate)
nominated is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
nom•i•nate /ˈnɑməˌneɪt/USA pronunciation   v.,  -nat•ed, -nat•ing. 
  1. [+ object (+ for + object)] to propose (someone) for appointment or election to an office or duty:The party nominated her for vice-president.[+ object (+ as) + object]She nominated him (as) her representative to the peace talks.
  2. to propose for an honor:[+ object (+ for + object)]They nominated her for the award.
nom•i•na•tor, n. [countable]See -nom-2.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
nom•i•nate  (v. nomə nāt′;adj. nomə nit),USA pronunciation v.,  -nat•ed, -nat•ing, adj.  
  1. to propose (someone) for appointment or election to an office.
  2. to appoint to a duty or office.
  3. to propose for an honor, award, or the like.
  4. Sport[Horse Racing.]to register (a horse) as an entry in a race.
  5. to name;
  6. [Obs.]to specify.

  1. having a particular name.
nomi•na′tor, n. 
  • Latin nōminātus (past participle of nōmināre to name, call by name), equivalent. to nōmin- (stem of nōmen; see nomen) + -ātus -ate1
  • 1475–85
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged pick, choose.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
nominate vb /ˈnɒmɪˌneɪt/(mainly tr)
  1. to propose as a candidate, esp for an elective office
  2. to appoint to an office or position
  3. to name (someone) to act on one's behalf, esp to conceal one's identity
  4. (intransitive) Austral to stand as a candidate in an election
  5. archaic to name, entitle, or designate
adj /ˈnɒmɪnɪt/
  1. rare having a particular name
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin nōmināre to call by name, from nōmen name

ˈnomiˌnator n
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