Synonyms for election

Synonyms for (noun) election

Synonyms: election

Definition: the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice

Usage: her election of medicine as a profession

Similar words: selection, option, pick, choice

Definition: the act of choosing or selecting

Usage: your choice of colors was unfortunate; you can take your pick

Synonyms: election

Definition: a vote to select the winner of a position or political office

Usage: the results of the election will be announced tonight

Similar words: vote

Definition: the opinion of a group as determined by voting

Usage: they put the question to a vote

Synonyms: election

Definition: the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists)

Similar words: predestination, predetermination, preordination, foreordination

Definition: (theology) being determined in advance; especially the doctrine (usually associated with Calvin) that God has foreordained every event throughout eternity (including the final salvation of mankind)

Synonyms: election

Definition: the status or fact of being elected

Usage: they celebrated his election

Similar words: status, position

Definition: the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

Usage: he had the status of a minor; the novel attained the status of a classic; atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life

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