Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Word Explorer
Children's Dictionary
Help
Help
Help
 
     

re·pub·li·can

republican

 
pronunciation:
rih puh blih kn
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Explorer
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having the nature of a republic.
The United States has a republican government.
definition 2: (capitalized) having to do with the Republican Party of the United States.
The current mayor is Republican.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone who believes in or supports a republican form of government.
definition 2: (capitalized) someone who is a member of the Republican Party of the United States.
As a Republican, he believes in less control and less spending by the government.
Word Explorer
See
  politics