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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
- view to predicting
****ure results). Election
is the fact of electing
, or being elected
. To elect means
or make a decision", and so sometimes
- An officer-elect
is a person
who has been elected
to a position
but has not yet been installed. Notably, a president
who has been elected
but not yet installed...
the Dead is the debut album
by rock musician
Serj Tankian, lead singer
and founding member
of Armenian-American metal
of a Down. It...
- Pope-elect Stephen
(died 25 March
752) was a Roman priest selected
752 to succeed
Pope Zachary. Because
he died before
he was consecrated, he...
- faith, and by others
as unconditional. The Old Testament applies
the term "elect
" to the Israelites
in as far as they are called
to be the chosen
- The Excellent
Long-Established University Consortium
or U12 Consortium, Chinese: 優久聯盟), formerly named
as U9 Consortium, a university...
- The president-elect
of the United States
is the candidate
who has presumptively
won the United States presidential election
and is awaiting
- Americans Elect
was a political organization
in the United States known primarily
for its efforts
a national online primary
for the 2012 US Presidential...
- the Philippines. The president
is directly elected
by the people, and is one of only two nationally elected executive
officials, the other being
- the presidential transition refers
to the process
a president-elect prepares
to take over administration
of the government, generally
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