Word family noun election re-election elector electorate electioneering adjective electedunelected electoral elect verb elect re-elect adverb electorally
From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Voting
re-electre-e‧lect /ˌriː ɪˈlekt/ verb [transitive] PPVto elect someone again Morris was re-elected for a third /-ˈlekʃən/ noun [countable, uncountable] Barnes is seeking re-election.
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Examples from the Corpus
re-electSimon Mungford has been re-elected as party leader.Soloman was re-elected director of the corporation.The chairman and treasurer have both been re-elected for another year.To re-elect Messrs and as Directors of the Company. 4.