reelect

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v reelect elect again
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Reëlect To elect again; as, to reëlect the former governor.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • reelect To elect again.
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Usage

In literature:

In other sections of the Union a combination of influences tended to defeat the reelection of Mr. Adams.
"Memoir of the Life of John Quincy Adams." by Josiah Quincy
I made an even more vigorous campaign for reelection than I had made four years before.
"The Plum Tree" by David Graham Phillips
Mr. Gallatin was reelected to the Assembly in 1791 and 1792, without opposition.
"Albert Gallatin" by John Austin Stevens
In 1796 he became Vice-President, and was elevated to the Presidency in 1800, and was reelected in 1804.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
Lincoln opposed Mr. Douglas in 1858 when he contested the latter's reelection to the United States Senate.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922" by Various
Joe Brown was reelected in 1859, and did everything in his power as governor to hasten the event of secession.
"Stories Of Georgia" by Joel Chandler Harris
This can follow only from his reelection; and it can follow only from his reelection by a decisive majority.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864" by Various
Henry Dodge was reelected by the Legislature of Wisconsin, by a majority of one, on the fifth vote.
"The International Monthly, Volume 2, No. 4, March, 1851" by Various
In the meantime Lincoln had been reelected President by an overwhelming majority.
"A Treasury of Heroes and Heroines" by Clayton Edwards
Governor McDonald was consequently reelected over William C. Dawson, the Whig nominee.
"Robert Toombs" by Pleasant A. Stovall
At once, they accused him of deserting them to make sure of his reelection to the Senate.
"Stephen Arnold Douglas" by William Garrott Brown
The more conservative elements backed Taft for reelection.
"The American Empire" by Scott Nearing
The reelection of Grant in 1872 was almost automatic.
"The New Nation" by Frederic L. Paxson
Set at liberty and reelected for Wendover, 17.
"Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)" by Thomas Babington Macaulay
We shall be reelected all right.
"Alice in Blunderland" by John Kendrick Bangs
Jackson's up for reelection next month.
"Shaman" by Robert Shea
He was twice reelected, in 1837 and 1838.
"The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 2, May, 1851" by Various
Reelected, three and seventy.
"The Song of Lancaster, Kentucky" by Eugenia Dunlap Potts
They have been making a desperate fight to defeat the present mayor's reelection and have been overwhelmingly defeated.
"Ancestors" by Gertrude Atherton
Then when he was in office he acquitted himself so well that he was reelected, and in 1895 he was elected to Congress.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 6" by Various
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In news:

If you ask Katy Perry how Barack Obama won reelection, she’ll blame it on a pair of lucky underwear .
VERMILLION TOWNSHIP Township trustee Samuel Yeater and fiscal officer Amy Pickering are running unopposed for reelection.
Some Disturbingly Angry Lady Drops a Bunch of F-Bombs Over Obama's Reelection.
Who says Chris Dodd can't win reelection.
The charts in Dan Mitchell's survey of the current so-called "recovery" are yet another thing which should have long ago doomed Barack Obama's reelection hopes.
In his bid for reelection next month, Democrat Assemblyman Roger Hernandez may face some competition from Republican Joe Gardner, who beat out the freshman politician during the June primary election.
President Obama owed his reelection to "gifts" his administration gave to various demographic groups, saying the sentiment was not representative of what the.
Raising taxes on the rich was the cornerstone of President Obama's reelection campaign.
Incumbent Chula Vista City Councilwoman Pamela Bensoussan is up for reelection.
President Obama's supporters celebrate his reelection in Chicago.
AFL -CIO takes a victory lap after Obama reelection.
The AFL -CIO says it has registered more than 450,000 new voters from union households over the past 18 months, part of an ambitious push to swell the ranks of Democratic-leaning voters and help President Barack Obama win reelection.
The AFL -CIO says it has registered more than 450,000 new voters from union households in a bid to help President Barack Obama win reelection.
AFL-CIO takes a victory lap after Obama reelection.
The AFL-CIO said it has registered more than 450,000 new voters from union households in a bid to help President Barack Obama win reelection.
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