What does Republican mean?

Definitions for Republicanrɪˈpʌb lɪ kən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Republican.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Republican(noun)

    a member of the Republican Party

  2. republican(noun)

    an advocate of a republic (usually in opposition to a monarchy)

  3. Republican, Republican River(adj)

    a tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas

  4. republican(adj)

    relating to or belonging to the Republican Party

    "a Republican senator"; "Republican party politics"

  5. republican(adj)

    having the supreme power lying in the body of citizens entitled to vote for officers and representatives responsible to them or characteristic of such government

    "the United States shall guarantee to every state in this union a republican form of government"- United States Constitution; "a very republican notion"; "so little republican and so much aristocratic sentiment"- Philip Marsh; "our republican and artistic simplicity"-Nathaniel Hawthorne

Wiktionary

  1. republican(Noun)

    Someone who favors a republic as a form of government.

  2. republican(Adjective)

    Advocating or supporting a republic as a form of government.

  3. republican(Adjective)

    Of or belonging to a republic.

  4. Republican(ProperNoun)

    An Irish nationalist; a proponent of a united Ireland.

  5. Republican(ProperNoun)

    A supporter of the government or left-wing side in the Spanish Civil War.

  6. Republican(ProperNoun)

    A member or supporter of the Republican Party of the United States

Webster Dictionary

  1. Republican(adj)

    of or pertaining to a republic

  2. Republican(adj)

    consonant with the principles of a republic; as, republican sentiments or opinions; republican manners

  3. Republican(noun)

    one who favors or prefers a republican form of government

  4. Republican(noun)

    a member of the Republican party

  5. Republican(noun)

    the American cliff swallow. The cliff swallows build their nests side by side, many together

  6. Republican(noun)

    a South African weaver bird (Philetaerus socius). These weaver birds build many nests together, under a large rooflike shelter, which they make of straw

  7. Origin: [F. rpublicain.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Republican' in Nouns Frequency: #2102

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Republican in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Republican in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Harry S Truman:

    A leader in the Democratic Party is a boss, in the Republican Party he is a leader.

  2. Gore Vidal:

    Of ex-President Eisenhower at the Republican convention of 1964 Reading a speech with his usual sense of discovery.

  3. Frederick Douglass:

    I am a Republican, a black, dyed in the wool Republican, and I never intend to belong to any other party than the party of freedom and progress.

  4. Ambrose Bierce:

    In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.

  5. Frederick Douglass:

    I knew that however bad the Republican party was, the Democratic party was much worse. The elements of which the Republican party was composed gave better ground for the ultimate hope of the success of the colored mans cause than those of the Democratic party.

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