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Definition 1: the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice - [noun denoting act]

Samples where election or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • her election of medicine as a profession

(election is a kind of ...) the act of choosing or selecting

"your choice of colors was unfortunate" "you can take your pick"

(... is a kind of election ) the selection of a new member (usually by a vote of the existing membership)

(... is a kind of election ) an election in which each person has as many votes as there are positions to be filled and they can all be cast for one candidate or can be distributed in any manner

Definition 2: a vote to select the winner of a position or political office - [noun denoting act]

Samples where election or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the results of the election will be announced tonight

(election is a kind of ...) the opinion of a group as determined by voting

"they put the question to a vote"

(... is a kind of election ) election again

"he did not run for reelection"

(... is a kind of election ) a national or state election; candidates are chosen in all constituencies

(... is a kind of election ) a preliminary election where delegates or nominees are chosen

(... is a kind of election ) a special election between regular elections

(... is a kind of election ) a final election to resolve an earlier election that did not produce a winner

(election is the domain which ... is member of) (elections) more than half of the votes

(election is the domain which ... is member of) someone who holds a government position (either by election or appointment)

(election is the domain which ... is member of) someone who contests an outcome (of a race or an election etc.)

(election is the domain which ... is member of) a winner (of a race or an election etc.) whose victory is contested

(election is the domain which ... is member of) (election) a ballot that is cast while absent (usually mailed in prior to election day)

(election is the domain which ... is member of) the counting of votes (as in an election)

(election is the domain which ... is member of) (in an election with more than 2 options) the number of votes for the candidate or party receiving the greatest number (but less that half of the votes)

Definition 3: the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists) - [noun denoting cognition]

(election is a kind of ...) (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)

Definition 4: the status or fact of being elected - [noun denoting state]

Samples where election or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they celebrated his election

(election is a kind of ...) the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

"he had the status of a minor" "the novel attained the status of a classic" "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"

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