Definitions for Republicanrɪˈpʌb lɪ kən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•pub•li•canrɪˈpʌb lɪ kən(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of a republic.

    Category: Government

  2. favoring a republic.

    Category: Government

  3. fitting or appropriate for a citizen of a republic.

    Category: Government

  4. (cap.) of or pertaining to the Republican Party.

    Category: Government

  5. (n.)a person who favors a republican form of government.

    Category: Government

  6. (cap.) a member of the Republican Party.

    Category: Government

Origin of republican:

1685–95; < F républicain, MF

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

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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


Translations for Republican

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

republican(adjective)

of a republic

a republican form of government.

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