Synonyms of 'candidate'

addict, agent, also-ran, applicant, appointee, aspirant, assignee, claimant, collector, dark horse, deputy, devotee, dud, entrant, fancier, favorite son, freak, has-been, hopeful, lame duck, licensee, Lover, nominee, office seeker, possibility, postulant, prospect, runner, running mate, seeker, selectee, solicitor, stalking-horse, stumper, suitor, suppliant, supplicant, votary