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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Elect \E*lect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elected; p. pr. & vb. n.
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: subject to popular election; "elective official" [syn:
elective, elected] [ant: appointed, appointive]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
20 Moby Thesaurus words for "elected":
accepted, adopted, appointed, approved, carried, chosen,
designated, elect, elected by acclamation, embraced, espoused,
handpicked, named, nominated, passed, picked, ratified, select,
selected, unanimously elected
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