What does democratic mean?

Definitions for democratic
ˌdɛm əˈkræt ɪkdemo·crat·ic

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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.

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

  2. democraticadjective

    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. 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.

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

  4. Democraticadjective

    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. Democraticadjective

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

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

  2. Democraticadjective

    relating to a political party so called

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

  3. Democraticadjective

    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

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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. Foreign Ministry:

    It is sad that the countries which call themselves democratic resort to such methods in the 21st century.

  2. Joe Manchin:

    There is not one Democratic vote to repeal, i ’m not voting to repeal without a replacement.

  3. Nigel Farage:

    The reason we've got division in this country ... is many in our establishment far from respecting the (referendum) vote have done everything they can in the last two years to overturn the greatest democratic exercise in the history of our nation, and it is a total and utter disgrace.

  4. Ajit Pai:

    Proposals from Republican commissioners have been roundly rejected as crossing a' red line,' even when an identical proposal from a Democratic commissioner is accepted later on.

  5. Ganga Sagar Pant:

    Among all faiths, Hinduism is the most colorful, inclusive, democratic and nature-based lifestyle; which teaches how to live in perfect harmony with each natural elements in the universe and how to celebrate different thoughts.

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