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Definition of Elect

Elect

  1. Chosen; taken by preference from among two or more.
  2. Chosen as the object of mercy or divine favor; set apart to eternal life.
  3. Chosen to an office, but not yet actually inducted into it; as, bishop elect; governor or mayor elect.
  4. One chosen or set apart.
  5. Those who are chosen for salvation.
  6. To pick out; to select; to choose.
  7. To select or take for an office; to select by vote; as, to elect a representative, a president, or a governor.
  8. To designate, choose, or select, as an object of mercy or favor.

Elect Quotations

There never will be complete equality until women themselves help to make laws and elect lawmakers.
Susan B. Anthony

Let us not deceive ourselves; we must elect world peace or world destruction.
Bernard Baruch

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.
Anais Nin

I had great admiration for the election of President Obama. I believe that the U.S. at that moment showed tremendous capacity to show that it is a great nation, and it surprised the world. It may be very difficult to be able to elect a black president in the U.S. - as it was very difficult to elect a woman president in Brazil.
Dilma Rousseff

The government, whether state or central, is elected. That means we have a responsibility to elect the right kind of leaders.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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Elect Translations

elect in Afrikaans is kies, verkies
elect in Dutch is uitlezen, kiezen, uitkiezen
elect in Finnish is valita
elect in Latin is desumo
elect in Norwegian is velge
elect in Portuguese is escolher, eleja
elect in Spanish is escoger
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