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

How to pronounce domestic?

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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. Michael Corbett:

    We are trying to focus on companies that are much more domestic oriented.

  2. David St. Amand:

    Over the longer term we expect a stable and low WTI-Brent spread as U.S. domestic inventories return to historical levels. We may see an uptick in arbitrage-driven trading until that happens.

  3. Michael McGarrity:

    We're highlighting that there is a domestic terrorism threat that is persistent, we don't differentiate between a domestic terrorism attack we're trying to stop or an international terrorism attack. It's a terrorism attack we're looking to stop.

  4. Joe Parks:

    PTSD is most likely whenthings occur over an extended period of time where you just have to be in it or sit in it, combat is like that: Youre in your foxhole, youre being shot at, and you have to stay there. Women get PTSD from domestic violence and they cant get out. Clearly, coronavirus can have that effect on people. You feel threatened and your lifes in danger, and you cant do anything about it.

  5. Deven Choksey:

    Value-buying by domestic investors is supporting the market on hopes the insurance bill and GST would go through during the winter session itself.

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Translations for domestic

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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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