Definition of reelect
: to elect for another term in office
reelectionplay \-ˈlek-shən\ noun
Examples of reelect in a Sentence
He was reelected to the school committee.
Recent Examples of reelect from the Web
Trump will be reelected in 2020, and Pence will probably follow him in 2024.
Vincent Misiano was elected national vice president, and Michael Apted, a previous DGA president, was reelected as secretary-treasurer.
The Obama administration was more secretive than the Bush administration; the press howled; and Obama got reelected.
The George W. Bush administration was more secretive than the Clinton administration; the press howled; and Bush got reelected.
Hogan, who enjoys high favorability ratings, is aiming to become just the second Republican in a half-century to be reelected as governor in a state dominated by Democrats.
Blunt just got reelected in 2016 and has always been a guy who toes the party line.
And Republicans are hoping to take her out next November and reelect Walker for a third term.
He was first elected in 2011 to fill a vacancy after Carlos Alvarez was recalled, and was reelected in 2012 and 2016.
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REELECT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reelect for English Language Learners
: to elect (someone) again
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Definition of reelect for Students
: to elect for another term
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