Democrat meaning

dĕmə-krăt
(politics) Of or belonging to the Democratic Party in the United States.
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A person who believes in and practices the principle of equality of rights, opportunity, and treatment.
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The definition of a democrat is a member of the Democratic political party or someone who believes in equality for all people and ruling by the majority.

An example of democrat is President Barack Obama.

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A member of the Democratic Party.
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(politics) A member or supporter of the Democratic Party in the United States.
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A member of the Democratic Party.
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A supporter of democracy; an advocate of democratic politics (originally as opposed to the aristocrats in Revolutionary France).
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(politics) A member or supporter of the Australian Democrats, a liberal political party.
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A person who believes in and upholds government by the people; advocate of rule by the majority.
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Someone who rules a representative democracy.
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Origin of democrat

  • French démocrate back-formation from démocratie democracy democracy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French démocrate, from démocratie (modelled on aristocrate (“aristocrat”)).

    From Wiktionary