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There are 7 meanings of the word Elect.

How to pronounce elect:


Elect - as a noun

An exclusive group of people

Example: "One of the elect who have power inside the government"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Elect - as an adjective satellite

Selected as the best

Example: "An elect circle of artists"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Elected but not yet installed in office

Example: "The president elect"

Elect - as a verb

Select by a vote for an office or membership

Example: "We elected him chairman of the board"

Hypernyms (Closely Related)
choose11pick outselect8take8
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)


Example: "I elected to have my funds deposited automatically"

Elect - as an adjective

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

Example: "He is the president elect."

Chosen; taken by preference from among two or more.

Example Sentences

"The elect gathered together for a special ceremony."
"The elect were chosen to represent their community."
"The council members are elected by the citizens."
"He was one of the elect who received an invitation."
"The elect eagerly await the announcement of the winner."
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Word Game Points

Is ELECT a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, elect is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

ELECT has a SCRABBLE points total of 7.

Is ELECT a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, elect is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
ELECT has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 9.

Is ELECT a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, elect is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
ELECT has a WORDFEUD points total of 8.

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