Definition of Elect:

  1. To choose; opt for one thing over any number of other options. After carefully weighing the pros and cons of the various proposals, I will elect to move forward with the one that is both efficient and the least costly..

  2. Choose (someone) to hold public office or some other position by voting.

  3. In politics, to choose someone to hold an office or position. In 2008, the United States elected Barack Obama to be the countrys 44th President..

  4. (of a person) chosen or singled out.

  5. People who are chosen or singled out.

Synonyms of Elect

Vote, Vote for, Vote in, Choose, Choose by ballot, Cast ones vote for, FFVs, Accept, Accepted, Admit, Adopted, Ancienne noblesse, Appoint, Appointed, Approved, Aristocracy, Back, Back up, Ballot, Baronage, Baronetage, Best, Carried, Champion, Chivalry, Choice, Choose, Chosen, Chosen people, Clannish, Cliquish, Co-opt, Conclude, Cream, Cull, Decide, Delivered, Designate, Designated, Destined, Determine, Elected, Elected by acclamation, Elite, Embraced, Endorse, Espoused, Exclusive, Fat, First-class, First-rate, Flower, For the best, Greatest, Handpicked, Haut monde, High life, High society, Judge, Knightage, Like, Make choice of, Mark, Matchless, Name, Named, Nobility, Noblesse, Noblesse de robe, Nominate, Nominated, Nonesuch, Nonpareil, Old nobility, Opt, Opt for, Optimal, Optimum, Ordained, Paragon, Paramount, Passed, Peerage, Peerless, Pick, Pick and choose, Picked, Place in office, Please, Prefer, Prime, Prize, Queen, Quintessence, Quintessential, Rare, Ratified, Receive, Redeemed, Reprobate, Resolve, Royalty, Saved, Select, Selected, Selective, Settle, Single, Single out, Snobbish, Snobby, Superlative, Support, Supreme, Surpassing, Take, The Four Hundred, The best, The best ever, The classes, The tops, The very best, Unanimously elected, Unmatchable, Unmatched, Unparalleled, Unsurpassed, Upper classes, Upper crust, Upper ten, Upper ten thousand, Uppercut, Very best, Vote, Vote for, Vote in, Wish, The chosen, The elite, The select, The favoured

How to use Elect in a sentence?

  1. Suddenly the student becomes convinced that he is among the elect, the wise, the few who are privy to a secret, dark but terrible truth.
  2. The members who were elected to the committee.

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