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elect

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of elect

  1. singled out from a number or group as more to one's liking <this elect body of students represents the best that the nation's high schools have to offer> Synonyms cherry-picked, choice, chosen, select, favored, favorite, first-line, handpicked, picked, preferred, selectedRelated Words fashionable; exclusive; culled, picked over, screened, weeded (out), winnowed (out)Near Antonyms average, common, commonplace, ordinary, run-of-the-mill


elect

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of elect

  1. individuals carefully selected as being the best of a class <the members of this all-American team are the elect of collegiate football> Synonyms A-list, aristocracy, best, choice, corps d'elite, cream, crème de la crème, elite, fat, flower, illuminati, pick, pink, pride, priesthood, prime, royalty, upper crustRelated Words establishment, gentry, nobility, quality, society, top, top drawer, upper class; caviar (also caviare); who's whoNear Antonyms commoners, herd, hoi polloi, masses, millions, mob, multitude, rank and file, unwashed


elect

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of elect

  1. to decide to accept (someone or something) from a group of possibilities <I've elected to study French as my foreign language> Synonyms cherry-pick, cull, choose, handpick, name, opt (for), pick, prefer, select, single (out), tag, takeRelated Words preselect; appoint, designate, fix, mark, nominate, set, tab, tap; accept, adopt, embrace, espouse; settle (on or upon)Near Antonyms disapprove, negative, repudiate, spurn; discard, jettison, throw away, throw outAntonyms decline, refuse, reject, turn down


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