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. Geir Joergen Bekkevold:

    While we have noted some improvements, for example in the election law, the advantages of incumbency were still misused, greater equal treatment in law and in fact for all political forces is required for Tajikistan to live up to its democratic commitments.

  2. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    We call on the Turkish government to ensure full respect for due process and equal treatment under the law, and in a democratic society, critical opinions should be encouraged not silenced.

  3. State Rep. LaShawn K. Ford:

    Until a suitable alternative is developed, we should instead devote greater attention toward civics and ensuring students understand our democratic processes and how they can be involved, i'm also alarmed that people continue to display symbols of hate, such as the recent display of the Confederate flag in Evanston.

  4. Bernie Sanders:

    How in God's name do they win elections ? and the reason is, in my view, that the time is long overdue for fundamental restructuring of the Democratic Party. We need a Democratic Party which is not the party of the liberal elite but a party of the working class of this country.

  5. Marie Newman from Illinois third:

    Dan Lipinski and Dan Lipinski dwindling circle of fossil-fuel funded Democrats are a threat to the Democratic Party truly being a party of the people.

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