Synonyms of elect


1. chosen, elect, elite, elite group

usage: an exclusive group of people; "one of the elect who have power inside the government"


1. elect, choose, take, select, pick out

usage: select by a vote for an office or membership; "We elected him chairman of the board"

2. elect, choose, take, select, pick out

usage: choose; "I elected to have my funds deposited automatically"


1. elect, elite, selected (vs. unselected)

usage: selected as the best; "an elect circle of artists"; "elite colleges"

2. elect(postnominal), incoming (vs. outgoing)

usage: elected but not yet installed in office; "the president elect"

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Definition and meaning of elect (Dictionary)