What does republican mean?

Definitions for republican
rɪˈpʌb lɪ kənre·pub·li·can

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Republicannoun

    a member of the Republican Party

  2. republicannoun

    an advocate of a republic (usually in opposition to a monarchy)

  3. Republican, Republican Riveradjective

    a tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas

  4. republicanadjective

    relating to or belonging to the Republican Party

    "a Republican senator"; "Republican party politics"

  5. republicanadjective

    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


  1. republicannoun

    Someone who favors a republic as a form of government.

  2. republicanadjective

    Advocating or supporting a republic as a form of government.

  3. republicanadjective

    Of or belonging to a republic.

  4. Republicannoun

    An Irish nationalist; a proponent of a united Ireland.

  5. Republicannoun

    A supporter of the government or left-wing side in the Spanish Civil War.

  6. Republicannoun

    A member or supporter of the Republican Party of the United States

Webster Dictionary

  1. Republicanadjective

    of or pertaining to a republic

    Etymology: [F. rpublicain.]

  2. Republicanadjective

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

    Etymology: [F. rpublicain.]

  3. Republicannoun

    one who favors or prefers a republican form of government

    Etymology: [F. rpublicain.]

  4. Republicannoun

    a member of the Republican party

    Etymology: [F. rpublicain.]

  5. Republicannoun

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

    Etymology: [F. rpublicain.]

  6. Republicannoun

    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.]

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  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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  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. Scott Stringer:

    I actually don’t think you’re an empty vessel – I think you’re a Republican who continues to focus on the issues that will not bring back the economy.

  2. Mitch McConnell:

    When Trump calls immigrants rapists and murderers, he's just doing what he's learned from generations of conservatives, the Republican Party has become the party of Trump.

  3. Marcy Stetch:

    Republicans' extreme abortion ban legislation is a prime example of how far to the right the Republican Party has moved, women are watching and will hold them accountable at the ballot box.

  4. Republican Ted Cruz:

    Republican Ted Cruz rakes in the cash - USA Today :.

  5. Kelly Dietrich:

    Donald Trump is still going to be around. The wannabes will be around. The Republican Party is the Party of Trump now, we need to learn some of the lessons from Donald Trump. Nobody ever says,' Oh, Obama shouldn't have done so much his first two years.' No, forget that, we should be overwhelming people with action and then bragging about it, holding people's feet to the fire.

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    living by preying on other animals especially by catching living prey
    • A. extroversive
    • B. contagious
    • C. ravening
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