What does Democratic mean?

Definitions for Democratic
ˌdɛm əˈkræt ɪkdemo·crat·ic

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Democratic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. democraticadjective

    characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality

    "democratic government"; "a democratic country"; "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier

  2. Democraticadjective

    belong to or relating to the Democratic Party

    "Democratic senator"

  3. democratic, popularadjective

    representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large

    "democratic art forms"; "a democratic or popular movement"; "popular thought"; "popular science"; "popular fiction"

Wiktionary

  1. democraticadjective

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

    The United States is a democratic country, as the citizens are allowed to choose leaders to represent their interests.

  2. democraticadjective

    Relating to a political party so called; usually, Democratic.

    Mount Vernon is run by a strong democratic party organization.

  3. Democraticadjective

    Of or pertaining to the Democratic Party.

    The United States is a democratic country, as the citizens are allowed to choose leaders to represent their interests.

  4. Democraticadjective

    Of or pertaining to democracy: democratic.

    Mount Vernon is run by a strong democratic party organization.

  5. Etymology: ; see democracy; also influenced indirectly by democratique and directly by δημοκρᾰτικός

ChatGPT

  1. democratic

    Democratic refers to a system of government or organization in which power and decision-making is vested in the hands of the people, typically through elected representatives. It is characterized by fairness and equality, where everyone has equal rights, freedom of speech, and the ability to participate in decision-making processes. It is also associated with principles such as regular, free and fair elections, the rule of law, and respect for human rights.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Democraticadjective

    pertaining to democracy; favoring democracy, or constructed upon the principle of government by the people

  2. Democraticadjective

    relating to a political party so called

  3. Democraticadjective

    befitting the common people; -- opposed to aristocratic

  4. Etymology: [Gr. : cf. F. dmocratique.]

Editors Contribution

  1. democratic

    Empowerment to the people using democracy.

    It is just and fair for governments to have democratic processes and procedures, structures and systems.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 28, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Democratic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1695

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Democratic' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4019

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Democratic' in Adjectives Frequency: #222

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Democratic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Democratic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Democratic in a Sentence

  1. John Cornyn:

    This legislation stands zero chance of being passed by the Senate - zero. It combines some of the most radical proposals from the far left in one massive bill that fails to address the needs of our country, rather than discuss the humanitarian crisis at the border, our Democratic colleagues have chosen to hold a hearing on a dead-on-arrival bill, and they know it.

  2. Steny Hoyer:

    I spoke to House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy this morning, and it is clear there is no alternative to holding a floor vote on the resolution to remove Rep. Greene from her committee assignments, the Rules Committee will meet this afternoon, and Democratic House will vote on the resolution tomorrow.

  3. Matt Wilhelm:

    If they've got an additional window of time of hours, days, weeks when Granite Staters don't know the results of the election that they just participated in, that's going to cast doubt on our democratic institutions.

  4. Amir Fuchs:

    Education is about thinking critically. It's about hearing people you don't agree with. And this is what we want to teach our children, in order for us to educate our young people to be democratic, to be liberal, they have to hear the other side.

  5. Corinne Lepage:

    What I quickly found embarrassing is the contradiction between the bottom-up approach that was promised and sold to the French, and the reality, it's democratic centralism, the Soviet way. Completely vertical. And also very masculine.

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