5 letter words with LEC in the middle

5 letter words with LEC in the middle in English

Common 5 letter words with LEC in the middle with meaning

Parts of Speech

Elect is a verb.


1. Choose (someone) to hold public office or some other position by voting.

2. (of a group of people) select (someone) to hold a position of leadership or authority.

3. Choose (someone or something) from a particular group or number for a particular purpose.


US: /ɪˈlɛkt/

UK: /ɪˈlɛkt/

Origin and Usage

The word "elect" comes from the Latin word "eligere," meaning "to choose." The word has been in use since the 14th century. "Elect" is commonly used in the context of voting, where people choose someone to hold public office or some other position. It is also used in the context of selecting someone for a particular purpose.


Choose, select, pick, vote, appoint, designate, nominate, opt for, single out.

Related Words

Elite, erect, eject, elect, event, exact, exalt, expat, exert, exist.

Example Sentences
  • She was elected as the new president of the company.
  • The committee elected him as their new chairman.
  • The voters elected a new mayor in the recent election.
  • The board of directors elected to hire a new CEO.
  • He was elected to the Hall of Fame for his contributions to the sport.
Definition of Fleck

Part of Speech: Noun, Verb

Definition: A small mark or spot, typically of a different color or texture than its surroundings. To mark or dot with small patches of color or particles.

Pronunciation (US): /flɛk/

Pronunciation (UK): /flɛk/

Origin and Usage: The word "fleck" originated from the Middle English word "flekked" which means spotted or speckled. The word is commonly used in English language to describe a small patch or spot that is different from its surroundings. It can be used as both a noun and a verb.

Synonyms: Spot, speck, dot, blotch, mark, stain, smudge, patch, dapple, mottle, sprinkle, pepper, stipple, freckle.

Related Words: Blot, smear, stain, speck, spore.

Example Sentences:

  • The painting had a fleck of red in the corner.
  • He flecked his hair with glitter.
  • The birds feathers were flecked with white.
  • She noticed a fleck of dirt on her shirt.