Elect pronounced as [ ih-lekt ] elect
Elect word originated during 15th century with its origin traced to latin word eligere which meant e (out) + ligere (to pick) thus literally meaning “out to pick”
Meaning: In modern day it simply means to choose or select by vote.
When used as a verb with an object it means the following:
- to show favour for a method, process, or course of action
- to pick out or choose
A lot of people use the word elect as a short or abbreviated form for the word “electric” or “electricity”, however mostly people typing Elect specifically on a Google search mean to find search results for the word Election. This search is majorly performed to find election related content or results from their local area.
Elect in Spanish means Electa (feminine tone) or Electo (masculine tone) Electa
Elect in French means Elire elire
Elect in Italian means Eleggere Eleggere
Elect in Hindi means Chunaav or चुनाव Chunaav
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