1. (a.) Chosen; taken by preference from among two or more.

2. (a.) Chosen as the object of mercy or divine favor; set apart to eternal life.

3. (a.) Chosen to an office, but not yet actually inducted into it; as, bishop elect; governor or mayor elect.

4. (n.) One chosen or set apart.

5. (n.) Those who are chosen for salvation.

6. (v. t.) To pick out; to select; to choose.

7. (v. t.) To select or take for an office; to select by vote; as, to elect a representative, a president, or a governor.

8. (v. t.) To designate, choose, or select, as an object of mercy or favor.

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