What does realm mean?
Definitions for realm
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kingdom, land, realmnoun
a domain in which something is dominant
"the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"
the domain ruled by a king or queen
a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about
"it was a limited realm of discourse"; "here we enter the region of opinion"; "the realm of the occult"
An abstract sphere of influence, real or imagined.
The domain of a certain abstraction.
A territory or state, as ruled by a specific power, and particularly those territories ruled by a king.
Etymology: From reaume, realme, of unclear origins. A postulated, cross of regimen with regalis is usually cited.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: roiaulme, French.
Is there any part of that realm, or any nation therein, which have not yet been subdued to the crown of England. Edmund Spenser.
They had gather’d a wise council to them
Of ev’ry realm, that did debate this business. William Shakespeare.
A son whose worthy deeds
Raise him to be the second in that realm. John Milton.
Learn each small people’s genius, policies,
The ant’s republick, and the realm of bees. Alexander Pope.
A realm is a community or territory over which a sovereign rules. The term is commonly used to describe a monarchical or dynastic state. A realm may also be a subdivision within an empire, if it has its own monarch, e.g. the German Empire.
a royal jurisdiction or domain; a region which is under the dominion of a king; a kingdom
hence, in general, province; region; country; domain; department; division; as, the realm of fancy
Etymology: [OE. realme, ream, reaume, OF. reialme, roialme, F. royaume, fr. (assumed) LL. regalimen, from L. regalis royal. See Regal.]
A realm is a community or territory over which a sovereign rules; it is commonly used to describe a kingdom or other monarchical or dynastic state. The Old French word reaume, modern French royaume, was the word first adopted in English; the fixed modern spelling does not appear until the beginning of the 17th century. The word supposedly derives from medieval Latin regalimen, from regalis, of or belonging to a rex,. "Realm" is particularly used for those states whose name includes the word kingdom, to avoid clumsy repetition of the word in a sentence. It is also useful to describe those countries whose monarchs are called something other than "king" or "queen"; for example, the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a realm but not a kingdom since its monarch holds the title Grand Duke rather than King. "Realm" is also frequently used to refer to territories that are "under" a monarch, yet are not a physical part of his or her "kingdom". Similarly, the Cook Islands, Niue, and Tokelau are considered parts of the Realm of New Zealand, although they are not part of New Zealand proper. Likewise, the Faroe Islands and Greenland remain parts of the Danish Realm.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
relm, n. a regal or royal jurisdiction: kingdom: province: country: dominion. [O. Fr. realme—Low L. regalimen—L. regalis, royal.]
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British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'realm' in Nouns Frequency: #2529
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The numerical value of realm in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of realm in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of realm in a Sentence
It's not just the price, it's the incessant selling, every day. That surprised me, we are really in the realm of irrationality.
I don't get economic policies from my bishops or my cardinals or my Pope, i think religion ought to be about making us better as people and less about things that end up getting into the political realm.
This is the first time I've ever witnessed and experienced (anything like this) in the realm of athletics.
This is totally within the realm of what the current system on autopilot could do. This is not time for autopilot. This is time to really ramp things up.
We trust in a spiritual realm, in our Creator, to give us undiscovered strength, we will make it through this. And that’s the thing, ‘ cause it’s bigger than us and we have to accept that. We carry that torch for Stephon Clark.
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Translations for realm
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- sfære, rigeDanish
- Reich, KönigreichGerman
- σφαίρα, κράτος, βασίλειοGreek
- esfera, reinoSpanish
- alor, arlo, erresuma, erreinuBasque
- alue, kuningaskunta, valtakunta, piiri, valtapiiriFinnish
- domaine, royaumeFrench
- תחום, ממלכהHebrew
- veldi, ríkiIcelandic
- regno, reame, sferaItalian
- სფერო, სამეფოGeorgian
- кралство, сфера, област, царство, доменMacedonian
- вант улсMongolian
- koninkrijk, rijk, wereld, domein, sfeerDutch
- domínio, reino, campoPortuguese
- королевство, царство, сфера, областьRussian
- rike, sfärSwedish
- دائرہ کارUrdu
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