Definition of "electing" []

  • To choose (someone) to be (a representative or a public official) by voting (verb)
  • To select; choose (verb)
  • (of God) to select or predestine for the grace of salvation (verb)
  • Voted into office but not yet installed (adjective)
  • Chosen or choice; selected or elite (adjective)
  • (as collective noun; preceded by the) (adjective)
  • Selected or predestined by God to receive salvation; chosen (adjective)
  • Present participle of elect. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "electing" in a sentence
  • "But then in electing Obama, America was taking a chance on a largely untested political figure and it is unfortunate that we will only now get to know what stuff he's really made of."
  • "Your help in electing Barack Obama was incalculable."
  • "More people every day are seeing the HUGE mistake made in electing Obama."