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 Meanings and Examples of ELECT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  decide on or choose, especially to choose a person for a particular job
 n.  an exclusive group of people
Classic Sentence: (80 in 6 pages)
1  Tom was therefore elevated to a place with the Judge and the other elect, and the great news was announced from headquarters.
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
2  "Thank you," said Edmond with a friendly nod, and the two lovers continued on their way, as calm and joyous as if they were the very elect of heaven.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 3. The Catalans.
3  Into these pavilions he admitted the elect, and there, says Marco Polo, gave them to eat a certain herb, which transported them to Paradise, in the midst of ever-blooming shrubs, ever-ripe fruit, and ever-lovely virgins.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 31. Italy: Sinbad the Sailor.
4  Franz de Quesnel, baron d'Epinay; he, as well as the notary, that there might be no mistake in the person, gave all his titles to the bride-groom elect.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 74. The Villefort Family Vault.
5  They seemed to Levin an elect band of blissful beings because they were here, near her.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 9
6  And I shall regard it as an honor if they elect me for the district council.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 22
7  It was proposed to elect as marshal in place of Snetkov either Sviazhsky, or, better still, Nevyedovsky, a former university professor, a man of remarkable intelligence and a great friend of Sergey Ivanovitch.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 26
8  They elect those whom they obey.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
9  The elect felt troubled as well as the masses; in another manner, but quite as much.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
10  In the antechamber, upon long circular benches, reposed the elect; that is to say, those who were called.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
11  He's a small farmer, not a big planter, and if the boys thought enough of him to elect him lieutenant, then it's not for any darky to talk impudent about him.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
12  We must get together and oppose any move on the part of the Minneapolis clubs to elect another State Federation president from the Twin Cities.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
13  But my choice and constant companions should be a set of my own immortal brotherhood; among whom, I would elect a dozen from the most ancient, down to my own contemporaries.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER X.
14  In April, Animal Farm was proclaimed a Republic, and it became necessary to elect a President.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter IX
15  Ordinary people waited till life disclosed to them its secrets, but to the few, to the elect, the mysteries of life were revealed before the veil was drawn away.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 4
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  It was decided that the president should be elected directly in free elections.
17  Haiti's first elected president was deposed in a violent military coup.
18  The President of Korea is popularly elected every five years.
19  Roosevelt was elected four times to the presidency of the United States.
20  I dread to think what will happen if they get elected.
21  The party leader is elected by secret ballot.
22  When Knight became leader, the council was run by a clique of officers largely unaccountable to the elected members.
23  They are scheming to get her elected as leader.
24  She was elected by a narrow majority.
25  There's not much prospect of Mr Smith's being elected as Congressman.
26  She is the youngest woman to be elected to the national legislature.
27  The newspaper reported his remarks, to the prejudice of his chances of being elected.
28  He was elected in the normal manner.
29  The Government is elected for a five-year term of office.
30  It was proposed that the president be elected for a period of two years.