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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]