Synonyms for Democracy:

n.

big government, autonomy, absolutism, coalition, banana republic, anarchy, Centralism, self-government, caretaker government, government, autarky. democracy (noun)
republic, commonwealth, majority rule.
freedom (noun)
self-government.
government in which people participate (noun)
republic, commonwealth, equality, justice, freedom, emancipation.

Other synonyms:

protectorate, capitalism, federation. dictatorship, oligarchy. autarky. political liberty
freedom.

Usage examples for democracy

  1. And does not tyranny spring from democracy in the same manner as democracy from oligarchy- I mean, after a sort? – Plato's Republic by Plato
  2. And they would not have been frightened even if they had been familiar with his doctrine of democracy – The French in the Heart of America by John Finley
  3. Umluana took control of Belderkan in 1979. The tiny, former Dutch colony, had been a tottering democracy for ten years. – The Green Beret by Thomas Edward Purdom