1. [ noun ] a particular environment or walk of life
Synonyms: area field sphere arena orbit

"his social sphere is limited" "it was a closed area of employment" "he's out of my orbit"

Related terms: environment front kingdom province political_arena preserve lap distaff
2. [ noun ] (geography) territory over which rule or control is exercised
Synonyms: land demesne

"his domain extended into Europe" "he made it the law of the land"

Related terms: region empire kingdom duchy earldom archduchy grand_duchy viscounty Kingdom_of_God principality sheikdom emirate suzerainty barony fiefdom khnate country
3. [ noun ] (mathematics) the set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined
Related terms: range set
4. [ noun ] (sociology) people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest
Synonyms: world

"the Western world"

Related terms: class Grub_Street academia
5. [ noun ] a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about
Synonyms: realm region

"it was a limited domain of discourse" "here we enter the region of opinion" "the realm of the occult"

Related terms: knowledge_domain
Similar spelling:   Doman