Synonyms of 'democracy'
self-governmentDictionary, republic, commonwealththe spread of democracy in Eastern Europe
To give victory to the right, not bloody bullets, but peaceful ballots only, are necessary – speech]My notion of democracy is that under it the weakest should have the same opportunity as the strongest – Non-Violence in Peace and War]Democracy ... is a charming form of government, full of variety and disorder, and dispensing a sort of equality to equals and unequals alike – The Republic]Man's capacity for justice makes democracy possible; but man's inclination to injustice makes democracy necessary – The Children of Light and the Children of Darkness]After each war there is a little less democracy to save – Once Around the Sun]Democracy is the superior form of government, because it is based on a respect for man as a reasonable being – Why England Slept]Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking – Anatomy of Britain]Democracy is the worst form of Government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time – speech]Democracy is the name we give the people whenever we need them – L'habit vert]Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few – Man and Superman]All the ills of democracy can be cured by more democracygovernment of the people, by the people, and for the people – Gettysburg Address]Democratic nations care but little for what has been, but they are haunted by visions of what will be – Democracy in America]Two Cheers for Democracy: one because it admits variety and two because it permits criticism. Two cheers are quite enough: there is no occasion to give three – Two Cheers for Democracy]
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Thesaurus for democracy from the Collins English Thesaurus
Democracy is a system of government in which people choose their rulers by voting for them in elections .