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elect

Synonyms of elect in English:

verb

  • 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

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

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  • 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
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