What does Democratic mean?

Definitions for Democratic
ˌdɛm əˈkræt ɪkDemo·crat·ic

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. democratic(adj)

    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. Democratic(adj)

    belong to or relating to the Democratic Party

    "Democratic senator"

  3. democratic, popular(adj)

    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. democratic(Adjective)

    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.

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

  2. democratic(Adjective)

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

    Mount Vernon is run by a strong democratic party organization.

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

  3. Democratic(Adjective)

    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.

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

  4. Democratic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to democracy: democratic.

    Mount Vernon is run by a strong democratic party organization.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Democratic(adj)

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

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

  2. Democratic(adj)

    relating to a political party so called

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

  3. Democratic(adj)

    befitting the common people; -- opposed to aristocratic

    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

How to pronounce Democratic?

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How to say Democratic in sign language?

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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. Roger McNamee:

    By draping his essay in the guise of cooperation, Zuckerberg hopes to distract policy makers from the real threat, their code and algorithms influence our daily lives in ways far more intrusive than democratic governments or the law. No one elected these companies and they refuse to be held accountable.

  2. Jim Dean:

    Clinton's economic policy speech reflects a very clear understanding that the Democratic Party and the vast majority of the American people want a president who will fight alongside … Elizabeth Warren and refuse to kowtow to wealthy and powerful interests on Wall Street.

  3. Matt Flynn:

    A lot of these other people. They are very, very nice people, but they scurry around with all of these various identities and so on, and I think that sets me apart as well, so my own belief is that we should get rid of the caucuses in the Democratic Party and come together again.

  4. Lilian Tintori:

    Today it is reaffirmed once again that we live under a repressive, anti-democratic regime.

  5. Cynthia Nicoletti:

    Virginia would have to consent to this, and that seems like a remote possibility given that there's a Democratic legislature in place right now. I doubt that a Republican legislature in Virginia would approve it either.

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