a.1.Chosen; taken by preference from among two or more.
2.(Theol.) Chosen as the object of mercy or divine favor; set apart to eternal life.
3.Chosen to an office, but not yet actually inducted into it; as, bishop elect; governor or mayor elect.
n.1.One chosen or set apart.
Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth.
- Is. xlii. 1.
2.(Theol.) Those who are chosen for salvation.
Shall not God avenge his won elect?
- Luke xviii. 7.
v. t.1.To pick out; to select; to choose.
[imp. & p. p. Elected; p. pr. & vb. n. Electing.]
The deputy elected by the Lord.
- Shak.
2.To select or take for an office; to select by vote; as, to elect a representative, a president, or a governor.
3.(Theol.) To designate, choose, or select, as an object of mercy or favor.
Noun1.elect - an exclusive group of people; "one of the elect who have power inside the government"
Synonyms: chosen
Verb1.elect - select by a vote for an office or membership; "We elected him chairman of the board"
2.elect - choose; "I elected to have my funds deposited automatically"
Adj.1.elect - selected as the best; "an elect circle of artists"; "elite colleges"
Synonyms: elite
2.elect - elected but not yet installed in office; "the president elect"
FFVs, accept, accepted, admit, adopted, ancienne noblesse, appointed, approved, aristocracy, back, back up, ballot, baronage, baronetage, best, carried, champion, chivalry, choice, choose, chosen, chosen people, clannish, cliquish, co-opt, conclude, cream, cull, decide, delivered, designate, designated, destined, determine, elected, elected by acclamation, elite, embraced, endorse, espoused, exclusive, fat, first-class, first-rate, flower, for the best, greatest, handpicked, haut monde, high life, high society, judge, knightage, like, make choice of, mark, matchless, name, named, nobility, noblesse, noblesse de robe, nominate, nominated, nonesuch, nonpareil, old nobility, opt, opt for, optimal, optimum, ordained, paragon, paramount, passed, peerage, peerless, pick and choose, picked, place in office, please, prefer, prime, prize, queen, quintessence, quintessential, rare, ratified, receive, redeemed, reprobate, resolve, royalty, saved, select, selected, selective, settle, single, single out, snobbish, snobby, superlative, support, supreme, surpassing, take, the Four Hundred, the best, the best ever, the classes, the tops, the very best, unanimously elected, unmatchable, unmatched, unparalleled, unsurpassed, upper classes, upper crust, upper ten, upper ten thousand, uppercut, very best, vote, vote for, vote in, wish
eldest hand
Eleanor Gwyn
Eleanor Gwynn
Eleanor Gwynne
Eleanor of Aquitaine
Eleanor Roosevelt
-- Elect --
Electa una via
elected official
Electing a Pope
Electio semel facta
election commission
election day
election district
election fraud
Election of a devise or legacy
Election of actions
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