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elbow grease (informal) vigorous physical exertion, as in doing work.
elbowroom enough space or scope to move around in freely.
elder1 a comparative of old; older; born earlier. [6 definitions]
elder2 any of various shrubs or small trees that bear clusters of small white flowers and red or blackish berrylike fruits.
elderberry the red or blackish fruit of the elder, often used for wine or jam. [2 definitions]
elderly aging or rather old.
elder statesman a retired, usu. elderly statesman whose advice is sought by government leaders. [2 definitions]
eldest a superlative of old.
El Dorado a legendary South American destination of early Spanish explorers seeking gold and riches. [2 definitions]
Eleanor Roosevelt civil rights activist, diplomat, and First Lady to President Franklin Roosevelt from 1933 to 1945; born Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (b.1884--d.1962).
Eleatic of or pertaining to an ancient Greek school of philosophy that developed a systematic method of inquiry, esp. into the illusory character of plurality, movement, and change. [2 definitions]
elect to select through the process of voting. [8 definitions]
electable combined form of elect.
election the process of selecting a person for office by voting. [2 definitions]
electioneer to campaign on behalf of a political candidate, party, or issue.
elective pertaining to election by voting. [5 definitions]
elector one who may participate in an election; qualified voter. [2 definitions]
electoral of or concerning electors or an election. [2 definitions]
electoral college a body of people chosen to officially elect the President and Vice President of the United States, based on the popular vote in each state.
electoral process a set of steps and procedures agreed upon as the method for conducting an election, such as the processes for selecting candidates, registering voters, casting votes, and counting votes.
electoral vote the tally of the votes cast by the electors of the electoral college in a U.S. presidential election. In most states, the winner of the popular vote receives one hundred percent of that state's electoral vote; therefore, the percentage of the total electoral vote cast for each candidate may not reflect the percentage of the popular vote cast for each candidate. [2 definitions]