Definition of Democratic

1. Adjective. Characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality. "A democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"

2. Adjective. Belong to or relating to the Democratic Party. "Democratic senator"
Derivative terms: Democracy
Partainyms: Democrat

3. Adjective. Representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large. "Popular fiction"
Exact synonyms: Popular
Similar to: Common
Derivative terms: Democracy

Definition of Democratic

1. a. Pertaining to democracy; favoring democracy, or constructed upon the principle of government by the people.

Definition of Democratic

1. Adjective. (US _ politics) Of or pertaining to the wikipedia:Democratic Party (United States) Democratic Party. ¹

2. Adjective. (rare) Of or pertaining to democracy: democratic. ¹

3. Adjective. Pertaining to democracy; favoring democracy, or constructed upon the principle of government by the people. ¹

4. Adjective. (American English) Relating to a political party so called; usually, Democratic. ¹

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Definition of Democratic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Democratic

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democratic socialism
democratic socialist

Literary usage of Democratic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (1904)
"CHAPTER XXXIV WARFARE AND REVOLUTIONS AMONG democratic PEOPLES Why great revolutions will become more rare—Why democratic nations are naturally desirous of ..."

2. History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 by James Ford Rhodes (1906)
"The returns of votes actually cast in these five parishes suggest that the clubs to whom was assigned the task of securing democratic majorities therein had ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1904)
"In the absence of anything appearing on the sheet to the contrary, this democratic ballot would be deemed to have been defaced. ..."

4. Documentary History of Reconstruction: Political, Military, Social by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1907)
"democratic Working Men Charleston Journal of Commerce, October 2, 3, and 5, 187<>, ... [1876] Hous HOUSEKEEPERS can get their meats from "democratic ..."

5. The North American Review by Making of America Project, Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1880)
"THE democratic PARTY JUDGED BY ITS HISTORY. THE time is far distant when ... The democratic party of to-day is substantially the democratic party of 1860. ..."

6. Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the Iran/Contra Affair by Lee H. Hamilton, Daniel K. Inouye (1995)
"Chapter 24 Covert Action in a democratic Society The Iran-Contra Affair raises fundamental and troublesome questions about the secret intelligence ..."

7. The Republican Campaign Textbook by Republican National Committee (U.S.), Republican Congressional Committee (1880)
"The democratic Leaders preparing lor Violence—If Fraud fails, then Force ! Just as religiously as all Republicans believe that ..."

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