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Synonyms for democratic

Synonyms for (adjective) democratic

Synonyms: popular, democratic Definition: representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large Usage: democratic art forms; a democratic or popular movement; popular thought; popular science; popular fiction

Similar words: common Definition: having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual Usage: the common man; a common sailor; the common cold; a common nuisance; followed common procedure; it is common knowledge that she lives alone; the common housefly; a common brand of soap

Synonyms: democratic Definition: characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality Usage: democratic government; a democratic country; a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords- George du Maurier

Similar words: antiauthoritarian Definition: opposed to authoritarianism

Similar words: egalitarian, classless Definition: favoring social equality Usage: a classless society

Similar words: parliamentary Definition: having the supreme legislative power resting with a body of cabinet ministers chosen from and responsible to the legislature or parliament Usage: parliamentary government

Similar words: parliamentary Definition: in accord with rules and customs of a legislative or deliberative assembly Usage: parliamentary law

Similar words: participatory Definition: affording the opportunity for individual participation Usage: participatory democracy

Similar words: popular Definition: carried on by or for the people (or citizens) at large Usage: the popular vote; popular representation; institutions of popular government

Similar words: representative Definition: being or characteristic of government by representation in which citizens exercise power through elected officers and representatives Usage: representative government as defined by Abraham Lincoln is government of the people, by the people, for the people

Similar words: republican Definition: 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 Usage: 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