Definitions for domesticdəˈmɛs tɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

do•mes•ticdəˈmɛs tɪk(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the home, family, or household affairs.

  2. devoted to home life.

  3. tame; domesticated.

  4. of or pertaining to one's own or a particular country as apart from other countries:

    domestic trade.

    Category: Government

  5. produced within one's own country; native.

  6. (n.)a household servant.

  7. Usu., domestics. items produced in one's own country.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of domestic:

1515–25; (< MF domestique) < L domesticus, der. of domus house


Princeton's WordNet

  1. domestic, domestic help, house servant(adj)

    a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household

  2. domestic(adj)

    of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation

    "domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction"

  3. domestic(adj)

    of or relating to the home

    "domestic servant"; "domestic science"

  4. domestic(adj)

    of or involving the home or family

    "domestic worries"; "domestic happiness"; "they share the domestic chores"; "everything sounded very peaceful and domestic"; "an author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste"

  5. domestic, domesticated(adj)

    converted or adapted to domestic use

    "domestic animals"; "domesticated plants like maize"

  6. domestic(adj)

    produced in a particular country

    "domestic wine"; "domestic oil"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. domestic(adjective)əˈmɛs tɪk

    relating to family and home

    domestic life; domestic violence; domestic appliances

  2. domesticəˈmɛs tɪk

    ≠ international

    domestic affairs; a domestic airline

  3. domesticəˈmɛs tɪk

    ≠ wild

    ***domestic cats


  1. domestic(Noun)

    A house servant; a maid.

  2. domestic(Noun)

    A domestic dispute, whether verbal or violent

  3. domestic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the home.

  4. domestic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to activities normally associated with the home, wherever they actually occur.

  5. domestic(Adjective)

    Kept by someone, for example as a farm animal or a pet.

  6. domestic(Adjective)

    Internal to a specific country.

  7. Origin: From domesticus, from domus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Domestic(adj)

    of or pertaining to one's house or home, or one's household or family; relating to home life; as, domestic concerns, life, duties, cares, happiness, worship, servants

  2. Domestic(adj)

    of or pertaining to a nation considered as a family or home, or to one's own country; intestine; not foreign; as, foreign wars and domestic dissensions

  3. Domestic(adj)

    remaining much at home; devoted to home duties or pleasures; as, a domestic man or woman

  4. Domestic(adj)

    living in or near the habitations of man; domesticated; tame as distinguished from wild; as, domestic animals

  5. Domestic(adj)

    made in one's own house, nation, or country; as, domestic manufactures, wines, etc

  6. Domestic(noun)

    one who lives in the family of an other, as hired household assistant; a house servant

  7. Domestic(noun)

    articles of home manufacture, especially cotton goods

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'domestic' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1487

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'domestic' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2725

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'domestic' in Adjectives Frequency: #178

Anagrams of domestic

  1. docetism

Translations for domestic

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


of or in the house or home

a domestic servant; domestic utensils.

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