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