from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An advocate of democracy.
- n. One who believes in social equality or discounts distinctions in rank.
- n. A member of the Democratic Party.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A supporter of democracy; an advocate of democratic politics (originally as opposed to the aristocrats in Revolutionary France).
- n. Someone who rules a representative democracy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who is an adherent or advocate of democracy, or government by the people.
- n. A member of the Democratic party.
- n. A large light uncovered wagon with two or more seats.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who believes in or adheres to democracy as a principle of government or of organized society; one who believes in political and natural equality; an opponent of arbitrary or hereditary distinctions of rank and privilege: opposed to aristocrat.
- n. [capitalized] A member of the Democratic party in the United States.
- n. A light wagon without a top, containing several seats, and usually drawn by two horses. Originally called democratic wagon.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an advocate of democratic principles
- n. a member of the Democratic Party
French démocrate, back-formation from démocratie, democracy; see democracy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French démocrate, from démocratie (modelled on aristocrate ("aristocrat")). (Wiktionary)