Elected her club president.
Elected to take the summer off.
An elect group of advisers.
One of the elect who have power inside the government.
Elect an art course.
An example of an elect is a senator.
An example of elect is to cast a vote in the student council election.
An example of elect used as an adjective is in the phrase "president-elect," which means the person chosen for president before he officially takes office.
We elected to stay.
He is the President-elect.
- persons belonging to a specially privileged group
- those chosen by God for salvation and eternal life
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of elect
- Middle English electen from Latin ēligere ēlēct- to select ē-, ex- ex- legere to choose leg- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From elect