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
He was first elected in 2010, then reelected in 2014.
ASMAN: Bill, very quickly, incentives matter, whether you’re talking economics or politics, and the one incentive that politicians have above all others is getting reelected.
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.
Yet Nicolini failed to get reelected when local elections were held last Sunday.
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.
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First Known Use of reelect
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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