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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

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- 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 people...
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