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election

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CIDE DICTIONARY

electionn. [F. élection, L. electio, fr. eligere to choose out. See Elect, a.].
  •  The act of choosing; choice; selection.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The act of choosing a person to fill an office, or to membership in a society, as by ballot, uplifted hands, or viva voce; as, the election of a president or a mayor.  [1913 Webster]
    "Corruption in elections is the great enemy of freedom."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Power of choosing; free will; liberty to choose or act.  Daniel.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Discriminating choice; discernment.  [1913 Webster]
    "To use men with much difference and election is good."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Divine choice; predestination of individuals as objects of mercy and salvation; -- one of the “five points” of Calvinism.  [1913 Webster]
    "There is a remnant according to the election of grace."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The choice, made by a party, of two alternatives, by taking one of which, the chooser is excluded from the other.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Those who are elected.  [1913 Webster]
    "The election hath obtained it."  [1913 Webster]
    "He has made his election to walk, in the main, in the old paths."  [1913 Webster]
To contest an election. See under Contest. -- To make one's election, to choose.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

election, n.
1 the process of electing or being elected, esp. of members of a political body.
2 the act or an instance of electing.

Etymology
ME f. OF f. L electio -onis (as ELECT)

THESAURUS

election

Calvinism, accession, alternative, alternativity, anointing, anointment, apostolic orders, appointment, arrogation, assignment, assumption, authorization, by-election, calling, canonization, caucus, choice, choosing, closed primary, co-optation, co-option, conferment, congressional election, consecration, contested election, coronation, decision, delegation, deputation, designation, determinism, direct primary, druthers, electing, empowerment, fatalism, first choice, free choice, free will, general election, holy orders, induction, installation, institution, investiture, legitimate succession, major orders, mandatory primary, minor orders, nomination, nonpartisan primary, open primary, option, optional primary, ordainment, orders, ordination, partisan election, pick, plebiscite, political election, poll, predestinarianism, predeterminism, preference, preference primary, preferment, preoption, presentation, presidential election, presidential preference primary, presidential primary, primary, primary election, reading in, referendum, runoff, runoff election, runoff primary, seizure, selection, succession, taking over, the pick, usurpation, volition, vote, voting, will

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election

Necessity

N necessity, involuntariness, instinct, blind impulse, inborn proclivity, innate proclivity, native tendency, natural tendency, natural impulse, predetermination, necessity, necessitation, obligation, compulsion, subjection, stern necessity, hard necessity, dire necessity, imperious necessity, inexorable necessity, iron necessity, adverse necessity, fate, what must be, destiny, destination, fatality, fate, kismet, doom, foredoom, election, predestination, preordination, foreordination, lot fortune, fatalism, inevitableness, spell, star, stars, planet, planets, astral influence, sky, Fates, Parcae, Sisters three, book of fate, God's will, will of Heaven, wheel of Fortune, Ides of March, Hobson's choice, last shift, last resort, dernier ressort, pis aller, necessaries, necessarian, necessitarian, fatalist, automaton, necessary, needful, fated, destined, elect, spellbound compulsory, uncontrollable, inevitable, unavoidable, irresistible, irrevocable, inexorable, avoidless, resistless, involuntary, instinctive, automatic, blind, mechanical, unconscious, unwitting, unthinking, unintentional, impulsive, necessarily, of necessity, of course, ex necessitate rei, needs must, perforce, nolens volens, will he nil he, willy nilly, bon gre mal gre, willing or unwilling, coute que coute, faute de mieux, by stress of, if need be, it cannot be helped, there is no help for, there is no helping it, it will be, it must be, it needs to be, it must be so, it will have its way, the die is cast, jacta est alea, che sara sara, it is written, one's days are numbered, one's fate is sealed, Fata obstant, diis aliter visum, actum me invito factus, non est meus actus, aujord'hui roi demain rien, quisque suos patimur manes, The moving finger writes and having writ moves on, Nor all thy piety nor wit shall draw it back to ca.

Choice

N choice, option, discretion, preoption, alternative, dilemma, embarras de choix, adoption, cooptation, novation, decision, election, political election (politics), selection, excerption, gleaning, eclecticism, excerpta, gleanings, cuttings, scissors and paste, pick, preference, prelation, opinion poll, survey, predilection, optional, discretional, eclectic, choosing, preferential, chosen, choice, optionally, at pleasure, either the one or the other, or at the option of, whether or not, once and for all, for one's money, by choice, by preference, in preference, rather, before.

Number

N number, symbol, numeral, figure, cipher, digit, integer, counter, round number, formula, function, series, sum, difference, complement, subtrahend, product, multiplicand, multiplier, multiplicator, coefficient, multiple, dividend, divisor, factor, quotient, submultiple, fraction, rational number, surd, irrational number, transcendental number, mixed number, complex number, complex conjugate, numerator, denominator, decimal, circulating decimal, repetend, common measure, aliquot part, prime number, prime, relative prime, prime factor, prime pair, reciprocal, totient, binary number, octal number, hexadecimal number, permutation, combination, variation, election, ratio, proportion, comparison, progression, arithmetical progression, geometrical progression, harmonical progression, percentage, permilage, figurate numbers, pyramidal numbers, polygonal numbers, power, root, exponent, index, logarithm, antilogarithm, modulus, base, differential, integral, fluxion, fluent, numeral, complementary, divisible, aliquot, reciprocal, prime, relatively prime, fractional, decimal, figurate, incommensurable, proportional, exponential, logarithmic, logometric, differential, fluxional, integral, totitive, positive, negative, rational, irrational, surd, radical, real, complex, imaginary, finite, infinite, impossible, numerically, modulo.

Politics

N politics, political science, candidacy, campaign, campaigning, electioneering, partisanship, ideology, factionalism, election, poll, ballot, vote, referendum, recall, initiative, voice, suffrage, plumper, cumulative vote, plebiscitum, plebiscite, vox populi, electioneering, voting, elective franchise, straight ticket, opinion poll, popularity poll, issue, opinion, stand, position, program, platform, party line, democracy, republicanism, communism, statism, state socialism, socialism, conservatism, toryism, liberalism, whigism, theocracy, constitutional monarchy, party, Democratic Party, Republican Party, Socialist Party, Communist Party, Federalist Party, Bull Moose Party, Abolitionist Party, Christian Democratic Party, Social Democratic Party, National Socialist Worker's Party, Nazi Party, Liberal Party, Labor Party, Conservative Party, ticket, slate, politician activist, candidate, aspirant, hopeful, office-seeker, front- runner, dark horse, long shot, shoo-in, supporter, backer, political worker, campaign worker, lobbyist, contributor, party hack, ward heeler, regional candidate, favorite son, running mate, stalking horse, perpetual candidate, political animal, political contribution, campaign contribution, political action committee, PAC, political district, electoral division, electoral district, bailiwick, electorate, constituents, get-out-the-vote campaign, political education, negative campaigning, dirty politics, smear campaign, also-ran, loser, has-been, office holder, official, occupant of a position, public servant, incumbent, winner, political, partisan, Money is the mother's milk of politics.


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