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
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.
On his first official trip to the Middle East, President Trump has resoundingly thrown America’s lot in with Sunni Arab states and cast Shiite Iran as a global pariah, even as Iranians reelected a president who has offered to work with the West.
In other news, Gov. Patrick now has no chance of being reelected in 2010.
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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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