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Definition of Elect
ElectElect E*lect", a. [L. electus, p. p. of eligere to elect; e
out + legere to choose. See Legend, and cf. Elite,
1. Chosen; taken by preference from among two or more.
``Colors quaint elect.' --Spenser.
2. (Theol.) Chosen as the object of mercy or divine favor;
set apart to eternal life. ``The elect angels.' --1 Tim.
3. Chosen to an office, but not yet actually inducted into
it; as, bishop elect; governor or mayor elect.
Elect E*lect", n.
1. One chosen or set apart.
Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in
whom my soul delighteth. --Is. xlii. 1.
2. pl. (Theol.) Those who are chosen for salvation.
Shall not God avenge his won elect? --Luke xviii.
ElectElect E*lect", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elected; p. pr. & vb. n.
1. To pick out; to select; to choose.
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.
Syn: To choose; prefer; select. See Choose.
Meaning of Elect from wikipedia
- officer-elect refers
to a person
who has been elected
to a position
but has not yet been installed. For example, a president
who has been elected
- to elections
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or make a decision", and so sometimes other forms
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- The President-elect
of the United States
is the person
who has won the quadrennial presidential election
in the United
States, but who has not yet been...
- Pope-elect Stephen
(died 25 March
752) was a Roman priest elected
pope in March
752 to succeed
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two days later, before
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and founding member
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, Francis II, abdicated
in 1806 during
- The President
of the Republic
is the elected
head of state
and head of government
of Ghana, as well as Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana
in which voters
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for an office, but elect people
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