- of, relating to, or characteristic of the Democratic Party.
- of, relating to, or belonging to the Democratic-Republican Party.
Origin of democratic
Related Words for democraticegalitarian, constitutional, free, orderly, popular, autonomous, Socialist, common, communal, equal, friendly, informal, just, individualistic, libertarian, populist
Examples from the Web for democratic
Contemporary Examples of democratic
By 2012, Democratic President Barack Obama owned the Asian-American vote, winning it by 47 percentage points.
Neither the Republican nor the Democratic party have done anything to consistently target Asian- American voters.
But Republican and Democratic parties have made efforts to reverse that trend.
That Stone would slander the democratic, pro-Western, EuroMaidan revolution as a CIA coup is no surprise.Oliver Stone’s Latest Dictator Suckup
January 5, 2015
The election of 1964 produced the most liberal Congress since the Democratic landslide of 1936.Thank Congress, Not LBJ for Great Society
Julian Zelizer, Scott Porch
January 4, 2015
Historical Examples of democratic
The election of 1964 was a landslide victory for the Democratic Party.
More than any of the others, the Twentieth Century will be democratic.
Yours must be the spirit of the times, strenuous, complex, democratic.
It originated, beyond a question, in the democratic element.
The Northern States were slow to adopt the Democratic creed.
c.1600, from French démocratique, from Medieval Latin democraticus, from Greek demokratikos "of or for democracy; favoring democracy," from demokratia (see democracy). Earlier was democratian (1570s).
As a political faction name, from 1790 in reference to France. U.S. political usage (with a capital D) attested from c.1800. The party originally was the Anti-Federal party, then the Democratic-Republican (Democratic for short). It formed among those opposed to extensive powers for the U.S. federal government. The name of the party was not formally shortened to Democratic until 1829. Democratic socialism is attested from 1849.