|1.||[ adjective ] (politics) characterized by or advocating or based upon the principles of democracy or social equality|
"democratic government" "a democratic country" "a democratic scorn for bloated dukes and lords"- George du Maurier
|Related terms:||undemocratic popular parliamentary classless representative parliamentary antiauthoritarian republican participatory direct elective|
|2.||[ adjective ] (politics) belong to or relating to the Democratic Party|
|3.||[ adjective ] representing or appealing to or adapted for the benefit of the people at large|
"democratic art forms" "a democratic or popular movement" "popular thought" "popular science" "popular fiction"