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Definitions for domestic
dəˈmɛs tɪkdo·mes·tic

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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"


  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

  8. Origin: [L. domesticus, fr. domus use: cf. F. domestique. See 1st Dome.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Domestic

    do-mes′tik, adj. belonging to the house: remaining much at home: private: tame: not foreign.—n. a servant in the house: (pl.) articles of home manufacture, esp. home-made cotton cloths.—adv. Domes′tically.—v.t. Domes′ticāte, to make domestic or familiar: to tame.—ns. Domesticā′tion; Domesticā′tor; Domestic′ity.—Domestic architecture, the architecture of mansions, dwelling-houses, cottages, &c.; Domestic economy, the principles of thrifty housekeeping. [Fr.,—L. domesticusdomus, a house.]

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

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of domestic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of domestic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of domestic in a Sentence

  1. Hermawan Wijaya:

    The domestic REIT potential is there.

  2. Robert Danin:

    Clearly domestic politics are paramount.

  3. George Will:

    The phrase "domestic cat" is an oxymoron.

  4. Vice President Jusuf Kalla:

    He will be more focused on domestic problems.

  5. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    Some of them have domestic issues, like elections.

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  • منزلي, المنزليArabic
  • домашна помощница, питомен, семеен, домашен, местенBulgarian
  • interior, domèsticCatalan, Valencian
  • tuzemský, domácíCzech
  • indenlandskeDanish
  • Domestik, Domestike, inländischGerman
  • οικιακόςGreek
  • empleada domestica, empleada, nacional, malos tratos, domésticoSpanish
  • داخلیPersian
  • kotimaan, koti, kotitalous, perhe, kotiapulainen, sisäasiat, sisä-, sisäinen, kotimainen, piika, kesy, perheriitaFinnish
  • conjugal, familial, national, domestique, intestin, intérieurFrench
  • פנימי, ביתיHebrew
  • घरेलूHindi
  • belföldi, hazai, házi, belfHungarian
  • տնային, հայրենական, ընտանիArmenian
  • lokalIndonesian
  • domestica, domesticoItalian
  • בֵּיתִיHebrew
  • 国内, 国内のJapanese
  • 국내, 가정의, 하인Korean
  • ناوخۆKurdish
  • domesticisLatin
  • tara-ā-whareMāori
  • фамилијарен, домашен, семеен, куќен помошник, домашно, куќна момошничкаMacedonian
  • domestik, bela jinakMalay
  • huiselijkDutch
  • innenlandsNorwegian
  • bílaʼashdlaʼii bilį́į́ʼNavajo, Navaho
  • domowy, krajowyPolish
  • empregada, domesticado, doméstico, doméstica, empregada doméstica, nacional, domesticadaPortuguese
  • internRomanian
  • ме́стный, оте́чественный, дома́шний, вну́тренний, внутреннийRussian
  • inhemskSwedish
  • உள்நாட்டுTamil
  • ในประเทศThai
  • yerliTurkish
  • внутрішнійUkrainian
  • گھریلوUrdu
  • trong nướcVietnamese
  • דינערYiddish
  • 国内Chinese

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