Synonyms and Antonyms of democracy

  1. government in which the supreme power is held by the people and used by them directly or indirectly through representation <under our democracy the people have some control over their lives by being able to select their own political leaders> Synonyms republic, self-government, self-rule Related Words pure democracy; home rule, self-determination; autonomy, sovereignty (also sovranty) Near Antonyms despotism, dictatorship, monarchy, monocracy, totalitarianism, tyranny

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