Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word
Every nation should have a right to elect its own government.
The council is elected by popular vote.
He was elected to parliament by a large majority.
Lee Yuan-tzu was elected the next day as Vice President.
Smith was elected executive chairman of a new steering committee.
We were elected to tackle poverty, and that's what we will do.
This is the British English definition of elect. View American English definition of elect.