Definition of "elections" []

  • The selection by vote of a person or persons from among candidates for a position, esp a political office (noun)
  • A public vote on an official proposition (noun)
  • The act or an instance of choosing (noun)
  • The doctrine of Calvin that God chooses certain individuals for salvation without reference to their faith or works (noun)
  • The doctrine of Arminius and others that God chooses for salvation those who, by grace, persevere in faith and works (noun)
  • Plural form of election. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "elections" in a sentence
  • "Promoted to Headline (H3) on 4/5/09: 5000 troops from NATO for 'Afghan elections' is a signal Obama is on his own yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '5000 troops from NATO for \'Afghan elections\' is a signal Obama is on his own '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: The president will find a great reservoir of goodwill in the international community for his diplomatic initiatives and offers, but I predict declining support for his entire Afghanistan mission - both at home and abroad - if the consequences and effects of the military operations continue to dominate the landscape. '"
  • "The VA system was already a mess, but since Bush/Cheney captured, or stole this nation thru hijacked "elections" (and I use the term elections loosely) what has been happening to the VA in terms of funding has gone past simply being an outrage -- it's criminal!"
  • "The part I cut off accidentally up thread was any a belief in elections is the definition of democracy."