verb (nominat, ing)
- (obsolete) To entitle, confer a name upon.
Etymology: From the past participle stem of Latin nominare, from nomen "name".
- 1658: the City of Norwich ... was enlarged, builded and nominated by the Saxons. " Sir Thomas Browne, Urne-Burial (Penguin 2005, p. 12)
- To name someone for a particular role or position, including that of an office.
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