the selection of a person or persons for office by vote.
a public vote upon a proposition submitted.
the act of electing.
Theology. the choice by God of individuals, as for a particular work or for favor or salvation.
the election of a person or persons for a further term of office: his re-election as party leader
the state of being elected again: not seeking re-election
(as modifier): a re-election campaign
the selection by vote of a person or persons from among candidates for a position, esp a political office
a public vote on an official proposition
the act or an instance of choosing
the doctrine of Calvin that God chooses certain individuals for salvation without reference to their faith or works
the doctrine of Arminius and others that God chooses for salvation those who, by grace, persevere in faith and works
noun 1. a cylinder, frame, or other device that turns on an axis and is used to wind up or pay out something. 2. a rotatory device attached to a fishing rod at the butt, for winding up or letting out the line. 3. Photography. a spool on which film, especially motion-picture film, is wound. […]
noun 1. a long strand made of silk reeled from a number of cocoons and not twisted or thrown. Compare spun silk (def 1).
noun 1. a person or thing that reels. 2. a machine for burnishing the exterior and interior of seamless tubing. reeler
verb (used with object), elevated, elevating. 1. to move or raise to a higher place or position; lift up. 2. to raise to a higher state, rank, or office; exalt; promote: to elevate an archbishop to cardinal. 3. to raise to a higher intellectual or spiritual level: Good poetry may elevate the mind. 4. to […]