Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To choose; elect.
  • noun One chosen; a person elected.
  • noun A choice or select body; the best part: as, the élite of society.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A choice or select body; the flower.
  • noun See Army organization, Switzerland.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Alternative spelling of elite.
  • noun Alternative spelling of elite.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective selected as the best
  • noun a group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status

Etymologies

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Borrowing from French élite

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