• Chosen; taken by preference from among two or more.
  • (used only after the noun) Who has been elected in a specified post, but has not yet entered office.

    "He is the President-elect."


  • (uncountable, theology) In Calvinist theology, one foreordained to Heaven. In other Christian theologies, someone chosen by God for salvation.
  • One chosen or set apart.


  • (transitive) To choose (a candidate) in an election
  • (transitive) To choose or make a decision (to do something)

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