Definitions of elect

  1. To pick out; to select; to choose.
  2. To select or take for an office; to select by vote; as, to elect a representative, a president, or a governor.
  3. To designate, choose, or select, as an object of mercy or favor.
  4. To choose for any office or use; choose by ballot; select from a number.
  5. To choose out: to select for any office or purpose: to select by vote.
  6. To select; choose by vote.
  7. To choose by vote; select; appoint to salvation.
  8. choose; " I elected to have my funds deposited automatically"
  9. To pick out; to select for an office or employment; to select by vote; to choose; to designate, choose, or select as an object of mercy or favour.
  10. To choose or select for an office; to pick out or select for a use or purpose; to select from two or more that which is preferred- as, I elect to go to this or that place; to choose as an object of mercy or favour.
  11. an exclusive group of people; " one of the elect who have power inside the government"
  12. One chosen or set apart.
  13. Those who are chosen for salvation.
  14. Those chosen to eternal life by divine sovereignty.
  15. One chosen.
  16. A person or persons elected, favored, or preferred.
  17. One chosen or set apart; one chosen to salvation.
  18. Those chosen or selected to eternal life.
  19. elected but not yet installed in office; " the president elect"
  20. Chosen; taken by preference from among two or more.
  21. Chosen as the object of mercy or divine favor; set apart to eternal life.
  22. Chosen for office but not yet in charge; as, the president elect; taken in preference.
  23. Chosen: taken by preference from among others: chosen for an office but not yet in it.
  24. Chosen; selected for an office, but not yet holding it.
  25. Elected, as to office.
  26. Chosen of God for salvation; of saintly character.
  27. Chosen; taken by preference from among two or more; chosen for an office, but not installed; chosen to salvation.
  28. Chosen; chosen but not invested with office.
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