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 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"

Wiktionary

  1. domestic(Noun)

    A house servant; a maid.

    Etymology: From domesticus, from domus.

  2. domestic(Noun)

    A domestic dispute, whether verbal or violent

    Etymology: From domesticus, from domus.

  3. domestic(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the home.

    Etymology: From domesticus, from domus.

  4. domestic(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From domesticus, from domus.

  5. domestic(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: From domesticus, from domus.

  6. domestic(Adjective)

    Internal to a specific country.

    Etymology: 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

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

  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

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

  3. Domestic(adj)

    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. Domestic(adj)

    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. Domestic(adj)

    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. Domestic(noun)

    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. Domestic(noun)

    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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How to say domestic in sign language?

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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. Shelley:

    Chastity is a monkish and evangelical superstition, a greater foe to natural temperance even than unintellectual sensuality; it strikes at the root of all domestic happiness, and consigns more than half of the human race to misery.

  2. George Goehl:

    The amount of ingenuity and creativity it takes to survive being poor and to figure out how, you know, if you're a domestic worker, how you're going to take three buses to get to work on time and get your kid to school and figure out how to get back... that is a lot of work i do think a new narratives around around poverty and poor people would help.

  3. Finance Minister Henry Rotich:

    The whole intention is to get most of the projects that private investors can take up so that we can reduce pressure on our domestic resources.

  4. Naoki Tashiro:

    Output and new orders are both strong. The survey seems to suggest domestic demand is pretty strong even if one cannot have unrestrained optimism on the economic outlook.

  5. Yair Lapid:

    There is a wind of change, and if there is a wind of change on domestic issues, there is going to be a wind of change on Palestinian issues as well, it's not something done in one leap, it's a triple jump, but it's coming.

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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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