of, pertaining to, or of the nature
of a republic.
fitting or appropriate for the citizen of a republic: a very republican notion.
(initial capital letter) of or pertaining to the Republican party.
a person who favors a republican form of government.
(initial capital letter) a member of the Republican party.
Origin: 1685–95; Related forms
< French républicain,
Middle French. See republic
antirepublican, adjective, noun
nonrepublican, adjective, noun
prorepublican, adjective, noun
semirepublican, adjective, noun