Definition for Elect

elect, adj. [L. < ēligēre, to pick out, choose.]

Special; blessed; revered; [attributed to God as an object] divine, holy, godly, sacred, sublime; [active attribution from God to a subject] selective, discerning, preferential, elite, exclusive, saving by grace, favoring a mortal being; [reciprocal attribution to God and a mortal subject] preferred, favored, foreordained, appointed, chosen, sanctified, cloistered, unapproachable, set apart.

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