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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Elect  \E*lect"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Elected};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Electing}.] 
  1.  To  pick  out  to  select;  to  choose 
 
  The  deputy  elected  by  the  Lord.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  select  or  take  for  an  office;  to  select  by  vote;  as  to 
  elect  a  representative,  a  president,  or  a  governor. 
 
  3.  (Theol.)  To  designate,  choose  or  select,  as  an  object  of 
  mercy  or  favor. 
 
  Syn:  To  choose  prefer;  select.  See  {Choose}. 




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