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elect 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/iˈlekt/,
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elected, past participle; elects, 3rd person singular present; electing, present participle; elected, past tense;
  1. (of a person) Chosen or singled out
    • - one of the century's elect
  2. Elected to or chosen for a position but not yet in office
    • - the president-elect
  3. Chosen by God for salvation

Verb
  1. Choose (someone) to hold public office or some other position by voting
    • - the members who were elected to the committee
    • - they elected him leader
  2. Opt for or choose to do something
    • - freshman year you could elect Industrial Arts
    • - more people elected to work at home
  3. (of God) Choose (someone) in preference to others for salvation


  1. chosen: an exclusive group of people; "one of the elect who have power inside the government"
  2. select by a vote for an office or membership; "We elected him chairman of the board"
  3. selected as the best; "an elect circle of artists"; "elite colleges"
  4. elect(ip): elected but not yet installed in office; "the president elect"
  5. choose; "I elected to have my funds deposited automatically"
  6. (elected) elective: subject to popular election; "elective official"
  7. Predestination is a religious concept, which involves the relationship between God and God's creation. The religious character of predestination distinguishes it from other ideas about determinism and free will. ...
  8. An election is a formal decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual to hold public office. Encyclpoedia Britanica Online. Accessed August 18, 2009 Elections have been the usual mechanism by which modern representative democracy operates since the 17th century. ...
  9. Elected is the latest EP by Dutch Progressive metal project Ayreon. It was released on April 25, 2008 in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, and on April 28 in the rest of Europe. It features the guest performance of Tobias Sammet from Avantasia and Edguy.
  10. (Elected (song)) "Elected" is a 1972 song by rock band Alice Cooper, from their 6th studio album Billion Dollar Babies. As a single it reached #26 on the US charts, #4 on the UK charts and #3 in Austria. It inspired one of the first MTV-style story-line promo videos ever made for a song.
  11. (Election (2005 movie)) Election (Literal Title: Black Society, a common Cantonese reference to the society of Triads), is a 2005 Hong Kong crime film directed by Johnnie To. ...
  12. (Election (novel)) Election is a 1998 novel by Tom Perrotta. In 1999, the novel was adapted into a critically acclaimed film of the same title.
  13. (theology) In Calvinist theology, those foreordained to Heaven; To choose or make a decision (to do something); To choose (a candidate) in an election; Who has been elected in a specified post, but has not yet entered office
  14. (elected) One who is elected
  15. (election) A process of choosing a leader, members of parliament, councillors, or other representatives by popular vote; The choice of a leader or representative by popular vote; Any conscious choice; In Calvinism, God's predestination of saints including all of the elect
  16. (Elected) Mayor · Public Advocate · Comptroller · City Council · Borough Presidents
  17. (Election) Process where people vote to choose the people they want to be in charge. Elections are often held to decide who will govern a country
  18. (Election) Choosing a person or a government by voting
  19. (ELECTION) your decision to join or leave the Original Medicare Plan or Medicare+Choice Plan.
  20. (election) God's choice of Israel as his people.
  21. (election) When used by Democrats it means a consultation with the citizens of a democracy to determine the people they wish to represent them in public office for a fixed period of time. ...
  22. (338(h)(10) Election) A Section 338(h)(10) election allows an acquiring corporation to treat its acquisition of the stock of a subsidiary corporation or an S corporation as an acquisition of assets followed by a tax-free liquidation, often resulting in a stepped-up basis for such assets.
  23. (831(b) Election) Discussion of the 831(b) election for insurance companies whose annual net premium income does not exceed $1.2 million per year.
  24. (ELECTION) The choice of an alternative right or course; for example, the right of a widow to take the share of her deceased husband's estate to which she is entitled under the law, despite a contrary provision in the Will, is known as the widow's election.
  25. (ELECTION) The process of selecting a person to occupy an office, by way of balloting.