[ih-lek-tuh-buh l] /ɪˈlɛk tə bəl/
capable of, or having a reasonable chance of, being , as to public office.
1758; see elect (v.) + -able. Related: Electability.
[ih-lek-tid] /ɪˈlɛk tɪd/ adjective 1. chosen by vote, as for an office (contrasted with ): an elected official. noun 2. (def 10). [ih-lekt] /ɪˈlɛkt/ verb (used with object) 1. to choose or select by vote, as for an office: to elect a mayor. Antonyms: reject. 2. to determine in favor of (a method, course of […]
[ih-lekt] /ɪˈlɛkt/ verb (used with object) 1. to choose or select by vote, as for an office: to elect a mayor. Antonyms: reject. 2. to determine in favor of (a method, course of action, etc.). Antonyms: reject. 3. to pick out; choose: First-year students may elect French, Spanish, or German. 4. Theology. (of God) to […]
- Electing a pope
electronics, humour (From the smoke signals given out when the guys in funny hats choose a new Pope) Causing an integrated circuit or other electronic component to emit smoke by passing too much current through it. See magic smoke. (1995-08-18)
[ih-lek-shuh n] /ɪˈlɛk ʃən/ noun 1. the selection of a person or persons for office by vote. 2. a public vote upon a proposition submitted. 3. the act of . 4. Theology. the choice by God of individuals, as for a particular work or for favor or salvation. /ɪˈlɛkʃən/ noun 1. the selection by vote […]