5 letter word starting with ele

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
elect adjective Chosen; taken by preference from among two or more., Chosen as the object of mercy or divine favor; set apart to eternal life., Chosen to an office, but not yet actually inducted into it; as, bishop elect; governor or mayor elect., One chosen or set apart., Those who are chosen for salvation., To pick out; to select; to choose., To select or take for an office; to select by vote; as, to elect a representative, a president, or a governor., To designate, choose, or select, as an object of mercy or favor.
elegy noun A mournful or plaintive poem; a funereal song; a poem of lamentation.
elemi noun A fragrant gum resin obtained chiefly from tropical trees of the genera Amyris and Canarium. A. elemifera yields Mexican elemi; C. commune, the Manila elemi. It is used in the manufacture of varnishes, also in ointments and plasters.
eleve noun A pupil; a student.