1. a vote to select the winner of a position or political office

- the results of the election will be announced tonight

Definition categories: act, vote

2. the act of selecting someone or something; the exercise of deliberate choice

- her election of medicine as a profession

Definition categories: act, choice, option, pick, selection

3. the status or fact of being elected

- they celebrated his election

Definition categories: state, position, status

4. the predestination of some individuals as objects of divine mercy (especially as conceived by Calvinists)

Definition categories: thought, foreordination, predestination, predetermination, preordination

Sentences with election as a noun:

- The parliamentary elections will be held in March.

- The election of John Smith was due to his broad appeal.