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Noun democracy has 3 senses
- democracy - the political orientation of those who favor government by the people or by their elected representatives
--1 is a kind of political orientation, ideology, political theory
- democracy, republic, commonwealth - a political system in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who can elect people to represent them
--2 is a kind of political system, form of government
Antonyms: autocracy, autarchy
--2 has particulars: Weimar Republic; parliamentary democracy
- majority rule, democracy - the doctrine that the numerical majority of an organized group can make decisions binding on the whole group
--3 is a kind of doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism