English definition of “nominate”
/ˈnɒmɪneɪt/ verb [T]
SUGGEST › to officially suggest a person for a job or a position in an organization, or to suggest a person or their work for a prize: [often passive] Judges are nominated by the governor. The film was nominated for an Academy Award. He was nominated as best actor.
CHOOSE › to choose someone for a job or to do something: He has nominated his brother as his heir. [+ to do sth] Two colleagues were nominated to attend the conference.