- of, relating to, or characteristic of the Democratic Party.
- of, relating to, or belonging to the Democratic-Republican Party.
- democracy in america,
- democratic centralism,
- democratic deficit,
- democratic party,
- democratic republic of congo,
- democratic socialism
Origin of democratic
Examples from the Web for 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.
The election of 1964 produced the most liberal Congress since the Democratic landslide of 1936.
Rural Russia was organized on a democratic principle which still prevails throughout that broad land.Historic Tales, Vol. 8 (of 15)|Charles Morris
But in 1904 the Democratic leaders, tired of defeat, turned desperately to the opposite wing of the party.
In our country, especially in the Middle West, everybody watches everybody else for the least lapse in the democratic spirit.Tramping on Life|Harry Kemp
They and the twelve Democratic Senators voted for acquittal.The Struggle between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction|Charles Ernest Chadsey
Thus they became the only people of antiquity that grew great by democratic institutions.The History of Freedom|John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
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.