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See also -elect

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< Latin electus, pp. of eligere (to pick out, choose, elect) < e (out) + legere (to pick out, pick, gather, collect, etc.); see legend.

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Singular
Elect

Plural
uncountable

Elect (uncountable)
  1. (uncountable) Patrono:Theology In Calvinist theology, those foreordained to Heaven.

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Infinitive
to Elect

Third person singular
Elects

Simple past
Elected

Past participle
Elected

Present participle
Electing

to Elect (third-person singular simple present Elects, present participle Electing, simple past and past participle Elected)
  1. (transitive) To choose or make a decision (to do something)
  2. (transitive) To choose (a candidate) in an election

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Elect (not comparable)

Positive
Elect

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. (used only after the noun) Who has been elected in a specified post, but has not yet entered office.
    He is the President-elect.
    • 1811, Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility, chapter 16
      She began almost to feel a dislike of Edward; and it ended, as every feeling must end with her, by carrying back her thoughts to Willoughby, whose manners formed a contrast sufficiently striking to those of his brother elect.

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