- 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)