HyperDic: republican

English > 5 senses of the word republican / Republican:
NOUNperson Republicana member of the Republican Party
person republicanan advocate of a republic (usually in opposition to a monarchy)
objectRepublican, Republican Rivera tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas
ADJECTIVEpertrepublicanrelating to or belonging to the Republican Party
allrepublicanhaving the supreme power lying in the body of citizens entitled to vote for officers and representatives responsible to them or characteristic of such government
republican / Republican > pronunciation
Soundsrihpah'blihkahn; riypah'blahkahn; riypah'blihkahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > republican: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or belonging to the Republican Party.
Examples
  • "a Republican senator"
  • "Republican party politics"
Spanishrepublicano
Catalanrepublicà
NounsRepublicana member of the Republican Party
Republican Partythe younger of two major political parties in the United States
English > republican: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving the supreme power lying in the body of citizens entitled to vote for officers and representatives responsible to them or characteristic of such government.
Examples
  • "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
BroaderdemocraticCharacterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy / democracy or social equality
Spanishrepresentativo, republicano
Catalanrepublicà
Nounsrepublicanan advocate of a republic (usually in opposition to a monarchy)
English > Republican: 5 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of the Republican Party.
Member ofRepublican Party, GOPThe younger of two major political parties in the United States
Broaderpolitician, politico, pol, political leaderA person active in party politics
Spanishrepublicano
Catalanrepublicà
Adjectivesrepublicanrelating to or belonging to the Republican Party
English > republican: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAn advocate of a republic (usually in opposition to a monarchy).
Broaderadvocate, advocator, proponent, exponentA person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea
Spanishrepublicano
Catalanrepublicà
Adjectivesrepublicanhaving the supreme power lying in the body of citizens entitled to vote for officers and representatives responsible to them or characteristic of such government
English > Republican: 5 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningA tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas.
SynonymRepublican River
Instance ofriverA large natural stream of water (larger / larger than a creek)
Part ofColorado, Centennial State, CO, Colo.A state in west central United States in the Rocky Mountains
Kansas, Sunflower State, KS, Kan.A state in midwestern United States
Nebraska, Cornhusker State, NE, Neb.A midwestern state on the Great Plains
SpanishRepublican, Río Republican

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