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Hopeful vs. Candidate — What's the Difference?

Hopeful vs. Candidate — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Hopeful and Candidate

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Hopeful

Having or manifesting hope.
Jul 03, 2022

Candidate

A candidate, or nominee, is the prospective recipient of an award or honor, or a person seeking or being considered for some kind of position; for example: to be elected to an office — in this case a candidate selection procedure occurs. to receive membership in a group"Nomination" is part of the process of selecting a candidate for either election to an office by a political party, or the bestowing of an honor or award.
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Hopeful

Inspiring hope; promising.
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Candidate

A person who seeks or is nominated for an office, prize, or honor.
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Hopeful

A person who aspires to success or who shows promise of succeeding, especially as a political candidate
A group of presidential hopefuls.
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Candidate

A student who has nearly completed the requirements for a degree.
Jul 03, 2022

Hopeful

Feeling hope
I have been very hopeful.
I am hopeful that I will recover from the disease.
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Candidate

One that seems likely to gain a certain position or come to a certain fate
Young actors who are candidates for stardom.
A memorandum that is a good candidate for the trash can.
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Hopeful

Inspiring hope
It looks hopeful that my father will be able to walk again.
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Candidate

A person who is running in an election.
Smith announced he was the party's candidate for the next election.
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Hopeful

Someone who is hoping for success or victory, especially as a candidate in a political election.
Several presidential hopefuls are campaigning in New Hampshire this week.
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Candidate

A person who is applying for a job.
All candidates who miss the deadline or make a spelling mistake in their applications are automatically rejected.
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Hopeful

Full of hope, or agreeable expectation; inclined to hope; expectant.
Men of their own natural inclination hopeful and strongly conceited.
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Candidate

A participant in an examination.
Candidates must remain silent for the entirety of the exam.
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Hopeful

Having qualities which excite hope; affording promise of good or of success; as, a hopeful youth; a hopeful prospect.
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Candidate

Something or somebody that may be suitable.
After being presented with various suitors, she decided none of the candidates were the kind of man she was looking for.
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Hopeful

An ambitious and aspiring young person;
A lofty aspirant
Two executive hopefuls joined the firm
The audience was full of Madonna wannabes
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Candidate

(genetics) A gene which may play a role in a given disease.
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Hopeful

Having or manifesting or inspiring hope;
A line of people hopeful of obtaining tickets
Found a hopeful way of attacking the problem
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Candidate

(uncommon) To stand as a candidate for an office, especially a religious one.
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Hopeful

Presaging good fortune;
She made a fortunate decision to go to medical school
Rosy predictions
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Candidate

To make or name (something) a candidate (for use, for study as a next project, for investigation as a possible cause of something, etc).
Jul 03, 2022

Candidate

One who offers himself, or is put forward by others, as a suitable person or an aspirant or contestant for an office, privilege, or honor; as, a candidate for the office of governor; a candidate for holy orders; a candidate for scholastic honors.
Jul 03, 2022

Candidate

A politician who is running for public office
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Candidate

Someone who is considered for something (for an office or prize or honor etc.)
Jul 03, 2022

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