Definitions of "elect"
  1. The process of choosing a candidate for a position or membership based on voting results
  2. Making a choice or selection from a set of options
  3. The act of deciding to opt for an elective share
How to use "elect" in a sentence
  1. The shareholders will elect a new board of directors next month.
  2. After reviewing all candidates, the committee was ready to elect one for the managerial role.
  3. The spouse decided to elect her elective share rather than accept the property left to her in the deceased's will.

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