Electively vs Selectively - What's the difference?

electively | selectively |


As adverbs the difference between electively and selectively

is that electively is in an elective manner; by choice while selectively is in a selective manner, only affecting or applying to some selected cases.

electively

English

Adverb

(-)
  • In an elective manner; by choice.
  • (Webster 1913)

    selectively

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a selective manner, only affecting or applying to some selected cases.