Those chosen to fill a vacancy in an office or collegium, and referring oftenest to those
chosen to fill up the proper number of the Senate. Under the Empire, the adlecti
, admitted to the Senate by the emperor, were admitted to a place among the
senators who had held the rank of consul, praetor, tribune, or quaestor, according to the
emperor's pleasure. These were known as adlecti inter consulares,
Persons admitted to a seat in the council of a municipium
by a vote of that body were also known as adlecti.