Definitions of republican

  1. a tributary of the Kansas River
  2. an advocate of a republic ( usually in opposition to a monarchy)
  3. One who favors or prefers a republican form of government.
  4. A member of the Republican party.
  5. The American cliff swallow. The cliff swallows build their nests side by side, many together.
  6. A South African weaver bird ( Philetaerus socius). These weaver birds build many nests together, under a large rooflike shelter, which they make of straw.
  7. A member of the party.
  8. One who favors government by the chosen representatives of the people; Republican, a member of the Republican party: Republican party, one of the two greater political parties in the United States; organized in 1854.
  9. One who advocates a republican form of government: a democrat: a member of one of two great American political parties.
  10. One who favors a republic.
  11. One who favors a republican form of government; a member of a republican party.
  12. Republicanism.
  13. One who favours or prefers a republican form of government; one of a party in the United States who are strong on the side of central government.
  14. One who favours or prefers the government of a republic.
  15. 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; " 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
  16. Of or pertaining to a republic.
  17. Consonant with the principles of a republic; as, republican sentiments or opinions; republican manners.
  18. Of, pertaining to, charecteristic of, or believing in, government by chosen representatives of the people.
  19. Belonging to a republic: agreeable to the principles of a republic.
  20. Pertaining to or consistent with, a republic.
  21. Pertaining to a republic; consisting of a commonwealth; according to the spirit or manner of a republic.
  22. Pert. to a republic; consonant to the principles of a republic.