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Definition of Elect

Elect
Elect E*lect", a. [L. electus, p. p. of eligere to elect; e out + legere to choose. See Legend, and cf. Elite, Eclectic.] 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. v. 21. 3. Chosen to an office, but not yet actually inducted into it; as, bishop elect; governor or mayor elect.
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. 7.
Elect
Elect E*lect", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elected; p. pr. & vb. n. Electing.] 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 but not...
- to elections (especially with a view to predicting ****ure results). To elect means "to select or make a decision", and so sometimes other forms of ballot...
- The Excellent Long-Established University Consortium of Taiwan (ELECT or U12 Consortium, Chinese: 優久聯盟), formerly U9 Consortium is a university alliance...
- consecrated. (Consecration is the ceremony formally elevating the bishop-elect to his new rank.) A titular bishop (or titular archbishop) is a bishop who...
- 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 Zachary; he died of a stroke two days later, before being...
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- Ferdinand I, merely adopted the title of "Emperor elect" in 1558. The final Holy Roman Emperor-elect, Francis II, abdicated in 1806 during the Napoleonic...
- The President of the Republic of Ghana is the elected head of state and head of government of Ghana, as well as Commander-in-Chief of the Ghana Armed...
- election in which voters do not choose between candidates for an office, but elect people who then choose. It is one of the oldest forms of elections, and...
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