Origin of elective
Synonyms for elective
Antonyms for elective
Related Words for electiveelectoral, constituent, voting, voluntary, discretionary, optional, selective, facultative
Examples from the Web for elective
Contemporary Examples of elective
Not hard to imagine what drives this number – money, the ever swelling lubricant of elective office.Beer Countries vs. Wine Countries
December 7, 2014
Really, sortition strikes at the tension at the heart of elective representative democracy.Is It Time to Take a Chance on Random Representatives?
November 8, 2014
But the O.R. has actually seen a huge decrease in elective surgeries.Dallas: A Journal of the Plague City
October 17, 2014
It is not elective, it is not fun, and it certainly is not funny.From Britney to Bynes, Why Do We Love Watching Mentally Ill Celebs?
October 17, 2014
But this is really my first real role in a film where I got to play gay that was not elective.Matt Bomer Tells the Personal Story Behind His Heartbreaking ‘Normal Heart’ Performance
May 21, 2014
Historical Examples of elective
On the same ground might the authority of all elective political and other posts be questioned.Freeland
An elective course in the history of American education is highly desirable.
Probably no two colleges administer the elective system in the same way.
Office Holding: Women are not eligible to any elective office.
Office Holding: Women are not eligible for any elective office.
early 15c., from Late Latin electivus, from electus, past participle of eligere (see election). In reference to school subjects studied at the student's choice, first recorded 1847. As a noun, from 1701.