• Election Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Power of choosing; free will; liberty to choose or act.
  2. (a.) Divine choice; predestination of individuals as objects of mercy and salvation; -- one of the "five points" of Calvinism.
  3. (a.) Discriminating choice; discernment.
  4. (a.) 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.
  5. (a.) The choice, made by a party, of two alternatives, by taking one of which, the chooser is excluded from the other.
  6. (a.) The act of choosing; choice; selection.
  7. (a.) Those who are elected.

• Electioneer Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To make interest for a candidate at an election; to use arts for securing the election of a candidate.