What does domestic mean?

Definitions for domestic
dəˈmɛs tɪkdo·mes·tic

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word domestic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. domestic, domestic help, house servantadjective

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

  2. domesticadjective

    of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation

    "domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction"

  3. domesticadjective

    of or relating to the home

    "domestic servant"; "domestic science"

  4. domesticadjective

    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, domesticatedadjective

    converted or adapted to domestic use

    "domestic animals"; "domesticated plants like maize"

  6. domesticadjective

    produced in a particular country

    "domestic wine"; "domestic oil"

Wiktionary

  1. domesticnoun

    A house servant; a maid.

    Etymology: From domesticus, from domus.

  2. domesticnoun

    A domestic dispute, whether verbal or violent

    Etymology: From domesticus, from domus.

  3. domesticadjective

    Of or relating to the home.

    Etymology: From domesticus, from domus.

  4. domesticadjective

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

    Etymology: From domesticus, from domus.

  5. domesticadjective

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

    Etymology: From domesticus, from domus.

  6. domesticadjective

    Internal to a specific country.

    Etymology: From domesticus, from domus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Domesticadjective

    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

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

  2. Domesticadjective

    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

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

  3. Domesticadjective

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

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

  4. Domesticadjective

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

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

  5. Domesticadjective

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

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

  6. Domesticnoun

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

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

  7. Domesticnoun

    articles of home manufacture, especially cotton goods

    Etymology: [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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Numerology

  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. Wang Wang:

    Some items just can't be imported anymore, including plastics ... but domestic waste and imports are handled by different people, and they are not part of the same system.

  2. Major League Baseball:

    Players are husbands, fathers, sons and boyfriends. And as such want to set an example that makes clear that there is no place for domestic abuse in our society, we are hopeful that this new comprehensive, collectively-bargained policy will deter future violence, promote victim safety, and serve as a step toward a better understanding of the causes and consequences of domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse.

  3. Zhang Yi:

    Imports are subject to greater uncertainty, depending on the recovery of domestic market demand and the implementation of the Phase 1 agreement between China and the United States.

  4. Chuck Schumer:

    We're trying to come to an agreement, and one of the biggest questions is how to fund all of the needs of the middle-class on the domestic side.

  5. Defense Christopher Miller:

    Historically, military responses to domestic protests have resulted in violations of Americans' civil rights, and even in the case of the Kent State protests of the Vietnam War, tragic deaths, in short, I fervently believe the military should not be utilized in such scenarios other than as a last resort and only when all other assets have been expended.

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Translations for domestic

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  • المنزلي, منزليArabic
  • семеен, домашна помощница, питомен, домашен, местенBulgarian
  • interior, domèsticCatalan, Valencian
  • tuzemský, domácíCzech
  • indenlandskeDanish
  • Domestik, Domestike, inländischGerman
  • οικιακόςGreek
  • empleada, nacional, malos tratos, empleada domestica, domésticoSpanish
  • داخلیPersian
  • kotimainen, kesy, sisä-, piika, sisäasiat, sisäinen, kotiapulainen, perhe, kotitalous, perheriita, koti, kotimaanFinnish
  • national, domestique, intestin, intérieur, familial, conjugalFrench
  • ביתי, פנימיHebrew
  • घरेलूHindi
  • házi, hazai, belföldi, belfHungarian
  • տնային, հայրենական, ընտանիArmenian
  • lokalIndonesian
  • domestica, domesticoItalian
  • בֵּיתִיHebrew
  • 国内, 国内のJapanese
  • 하인, 국내, 가정의Korean
  • ناوخۆKurdish
  • domesticisLatin
  • tara-ā-whareMāori
  • домашен, фамилијарен, домашно, семеен, куќна момошничка, куќен помошникMacedonian
  • domestik, bela jinakMalay
  • huiselijkDutch
  • innenlandsNorwegian
  • bílaʼashdlaʼii bilį́į́ʼNavajo, Navaho
  • domowy, krajowyPolish
  • empregada, domesticado, doméstico, doméstica, empregada doméstica, nacional, domesticadaPortuguese
  • internRomanian
  • вну́тренний, внутренний, дома́шний, оте́чественный, ме́стныйRussian
  • inhemskSwedish
  • உள்நாட்டுTamil
  • ในประเทศThai
  • yerliTurkish
  • внутрішнійUkrainian
  • گھریلوUrdu
  • trong nướcVietnamese
  • דינערYiddish
  • 国内Chinese

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