Associations to the word «Elective»


ELECTIVE, adjective. Of, or pertaining to voting or elections
ELECTIVE, adjective. That involves a choice between options; optional or discretionary
ELECTIVE, noun. Something that is option or that may be elected, especially a course of tertiary study.
ELECTIVE ABORTION, noun. (medical) An abortion completed without medical need.
ELECTIVE ABORTIONS, noun. Plural of elective abortion
ELECTIVE SHARE, noun. (legal) A proportion of a decedent's estate which the surviving spouse may claim, as a substitute for what they were left in the decedent's will.
ELECTIVE SHARES, noun. Plural of elective share

Dictionary definition

ELECTIVE, noun. A course that the student can select from among alternatives.
ELECTIVE, adjective. Subject to popular election; "elective official".
ELECTIVE, adjective. Not compulsory; "elective surgery"; "an elective course of study".

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.