Definition of Reelection

1. Noun. Election again. "He did not run for reelection"

Generic synonyms: Election
Derivative terms: Reelect



Definition of Reelection

1. Noun. the act of being elected after already being elected once, and already having served out one's first term. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Reelection

1. election [n -S] - See also: election

Lexicographical Neighbors of Reelection

reel
reel-to-reel
reel-to-reel tape
reel-to-reel tape recorder
reel-to-reels
reel foot
reel in
reel off
reel out
reel to reel tape
reel up
reelable
reelect
reelected
reelecting
reelection (current term)
reelections
reelects
reeled
reeler
reelers
reelevate
reelevated
reelevates
reelevating
reeligibilities
reeligibility
reeligible
reelin
reeling

Literary usage of Reelection

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"Public Discussion of My Probable reelection ... and My Reply to It. DURING the winter of 1890-91 the question of my reelection to the Senate was the subject ..."

2. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"Public Discussion of My Probable reelection to the Senate — My Visit to the Ohio Legislature in April, 1891—Reception at the Lincoln League Clnb —Address to ..."

3. The Life of Thomas Jefferson by Henry Stephens Randall (1871)
"... Things should be remembered—Jefferson resolves to decline a reelection—Continental Officers' Opinions of his Military Administration—Differences between ..."

4. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1876)
"''I remember a conversation which I had with an eminent gentleman, standing high in office in the country, in regard to the reelection of the late President ..."

5. The Man Roosevelt: A Portrait Sketch by Francis Ellington Leupp (1904)
""Any strong man fit to be President would desire a renomination and reelection after his first term. Lincoln was President in so great a crisis that perhaps ..."

6. History of the United States of America by Henry William Elson (1904)
"THE reelection AND THE BANK When Jackson first became President he had no thought of a second term, but at the urgent request of his friends, he decided to ..."

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