Share this entry

Synonyms of elect in English:


  • 1 a new president was elected
    vote for, vote in, return, cast one's vote for;
    choose, pick, select
  • 2 she elected to stay behind
    choose, decide, opt, vote
  • adjective

    Back to top  
  • 1 the president-elect
    future, -to-be, designate, chosen, elected, coming, next, appointed
  • noun

    Back to top  
  • 1 (the elect) it is not the elect who need better health care and safer schools
    the chosen, the elite, the favored;
    the crème de la crème
  • Definition of elect in:
    Share this entry

    What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

    Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

    Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources