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e·lect

elect

 
 
pronunciation:
ih lekt
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part of speech: verb
inflections: elects, electing, elected
definition 1: to choose by means of voting.
They elected her as president.
similar words:
choose, pitch, select
definition 2: to choose or decide.
He elected to speak rather than to stay silent.
synonyms:
choose, opt
similar words:
pitch, select, settle on, single
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