What does Republican mean?

Definitions for Republican
rɪˈpʌb lɪ kənRepub·li·can

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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

    Etymology: [F. rpublicain.]

  2. Republican(adj)

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

    Etymology: [F. rpublicain.]

  3. Republican(noun)

    one who favors or prefers a republican form of government

    Etymology: [F. rpublicain.]

  4. Republican(noun)

    a member of the Republican party

    Etymology: [F. rpublicain.]

  5. Republican(noun)

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

    Etymology: [F. rpublicain.]

  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

    Etymology: [F. rpublicain.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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How to say Republican in sign language?

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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

Examples of Republican in a Sentence

  1. John Boehner:

    The Bible says beware of false prophets. And there are people out there, you know, spreading noise about how much can get done. I mean this whole notion that we're going to shut down the government to get rid of Obamacare in 2013 -- this plan never had a chance, but over the course of the August recess in 2013 and in September, a lot of my Republican colleagues who knew this was a fool's errand -- really, they were getting all this pressure from home to do this.

  2. Fergus Cullen:

    I think the entire field needs to blunt with voters about how Trump is harming the Republican Party and its brand.

  3. Robert Engelkes:

    Look what the Republican Party threw out there then: McCain was a mercy killing, he was just a mercy killing. Everybody was tired of Republicans for a while, so they had to throw something out there.

  4. President Donald Trump:

    If you ever agreed to it, you'd never have a Republican elected in this country again.

  5. Bronx GOP chair Mike Rendino:

    After what happened last week in the Capitol, it’s time to turn the page and to redefine the Republican party, the fact [is] that the president, whether you like him or not, was taking all the air out of the room for the last four years. There really was no lane for a Republican to lead here in New York City.

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