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Wordnet 3.0


1. subject to popular election;
- Example: "elective official"
[syn: elective, elected]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Elect \E*lect"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Elected; p. pr. & vb. n. Electing.] 1. To pick out; to select; to choose. [1913 Webster] The deputy elected by the Lord. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To select or take for an office; to select by vote; as, to elect a representative, a president, or a governor. [1913 Webster] 3. (Theol.) To designate, choose, or select, as an object of mercy or favor. Syn: To choose; prefer; select. See Choose. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

elected adj 1: subject to popular election; "elective official" [syn: elective, elected] [ant: appointed, appointive]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

20 Moby Thesaurus words for "elected": accepted, adopted, appointed, approved, carried, chosen, designated, elect, elected by acclamation, embraced, espoused, handpicked, named, nominated, passed, picked, ratified, select, selected, unanimously elected