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1. election

noun. ['ɪˈlɛkʃən'] a vote to select the winner of a position or political office.

Synonyms

  • general election
  • vote
  • reelection
  • by-election
  • primary
  • primary election
  • bye-election

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • incidental
  • derived
  • inferior

Etymology

  • eleccioun (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Election

  • overprotection
  • introspection
  • interconnection
  • circumspection
  • reinspection
  • predilection
  • disinfection
  • disconnection
  • recollection
  • interjection
  • imperfection
  • disaffection
  • resurrection
  • reflection
  • redirection
  • projection
  • intersection
  • insurrection
  • inspection
  • inflection
  • convection
  • confection
  • complexion
  • rejection
  • protection
  • perfection
  • objection
  • injection
  • infection
  • dissection

Example sentences of the word election


1. Noun, singular or mass
The 2020 election is still more than a year away, and Bernie has a long way to go.

Quotes containing the word election


1. In the end, that's what this election is about. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?
- Barack Obama

2. Personally, I can't see the appeal in trekking down to D.C. for a networking extravaganza, even if it is built around a special moment in American history. While I find the election of Barack Obama inspirational, I don't have a desire to memorialize it with overly effusive celebration.
- Jamie Johnson

3. I am saying that in Wales here we have a very clear election commitment and I hope, and I will express this view, I hope that every individual member of the Labour Party, will understand that and will strive to achieve unity so that we can deliver the yes vote in the Autumn.
- Ron Davies

2. by-election

noun. a special election between regular elections.

Synonyms

  • bye-election

3. bye-election

noun. a special election between regular elections.

Synonyms

  • by-election

4. election

noun. ['ɪˈlɛkʃən'] the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice.

Synonyms

  • choice
  • option
  • pick
  • selection
  • co-option
  • cumulative vote

Antonyms

  • straight ticket
  • last
  • inessential
  • secondary

Etymology

  • eleccioun (Anglo-Norman)

5. election

noun. ['ɪˈlɛkʃən'] the status or fact of being elected.

Synonyms

  • position

Antonyms

  • abnormality
  • fullness

Etymology

  • eleccioun (Anglo-Norman)

6. election

noun. ['ɪˈlɛkʃən'] the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists).

Synonyms

  • predestination
  • preordination
  • predetermination

Antonyms

  • put option
  • call option
  • spread
  • praise

Etymology

  • eleccioun (Anglo-Norman)
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