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See also -elect
- (uncountable) (theology) In Calvinist theology, those foreordained to Heaven. In other Christian theologies: someone chosen by God for salvation
- (transitive) To choose or make a decision (to do something)
- (transitive) To choose (a candidate) in an election
Related terms 
to choose or make decision
to choose in election
elect (not comparable)
- (used only after the noun) Who has been elected in a specified post, but has not yet entered office.
- He is the President-elect.
- 1811, Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility, chapter 16
- She began almost to feel a dislike of Edward; and it ended, as every feeling must end with her, by carrying back her thoughts to Willoughby, whose manners formed a contrast sufficiently striking to those of his brother elect.
who has been elected