(noun, adjective)


1. relating to or belonging to the Republican Party

- a Republican senator

- Republican party politics

2. 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

- a very republican notion

- so little republican and so much aristocratic sentiment

Similar word(s): democratic


1. a member of the Republican Party

Definition categories: person, pol, politician, politico

2. an advocate of a republic (usually in opposition to a monarchy)

Definition categories: person, advocate, advocator, exponent, proponent

3. a tributary of the Kansas River that flows from eastern Colorado eastward through Nebraska and Kansas

Definition categories: object