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Synonyms for elect
ɪˈlɛkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chosen, elect(adj)

    an exclusive group of people

    "one of the elect who have power inside the government"

    Synonyms:
    chosen

    Antonyms:
    outgoing, unselected

  2. elect, elite(adj)

    selected as the best

    "an elect circle of artists"; "elite colleges"

    Synonyms:
    elect(ip), elite

    Antonyms:
    unselected, outgoing

  3. elect(ip)(verb)

    elected but not yet installed in office

    "the president elect"

    Antonyms:
    unselected, outgoing

  4. elect(verb)

    select by a vote for an office or membership

    "We elected him chairman of the board"

    Antonyms:
    unselected, outgoing

  5. elect(verb)

    choose

    "I elected to have my funds deposited automatically"

    Antonyms:
    outgoing, unselected

Wiktionary

  1. elect(noun)

    Antonyms:
    reprobate

  2. elect(adjective)

    Who has been elected in a specified post, but has not yet entered office.

    Antonyms:
    reprobate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elect

    Prefer indicates a state of desire and approval; choose, an act of will. Prudence or generosity may lead one to choose what he does not prefer. Select implies a careful consideration of the reasons for preference and choice. Among objects so nearly alike that we have no reason to prefer any one to another we may simply choose the nearest, but we could not be said to select it. Aside from theology, elect is popularly confined to the political sense; as, a free people elect their own rulers. Cull, from the Latin colligere, commonly means to collect, as well as to select. In a garden we cull the choicest flowers.

    Synonyms:
    choose, cull, pick, pick out, prefer, select

    Antonyms:
    cast away, cast out, decline, disclaim, dismiss, leave, refuse, reject, repudiate, throw aside

    Preposition:
    Choose from or from among the number; choose out of the army; choose between (or betwixt) two; among many; choose for the purpose.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. elect(a)

    Synonyms:
    elite, choice, accepted, chosen

    Antonyms:
    rejected, reprobate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. elect(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    CHOOSE, select, cull, pick, pick out, make choice of

  2. elect(a.)

    Synonyms:
    chosen, selected, picked, choice

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    choose, election, elects, select, opt, elected, elections, pick, electoral

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