1. [ adjective ] (government) of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation

"domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction"

Related terms: foreign home municipal national
2. [ adjective ] of or relating to the home

"domestic servant" "domestic science"

Related terms: dwelling
3. [ adjective ] (housing) 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"

Related terms: undomestic household home housewifely domesticated husbandly home-style home-loving domesticity
4. [ adjective ] converted or adapted to domestic use
Synonyms: domesticated

"domestic animals" "domesticated plants like maize"

Related terms: tame
5. [ adjective ] produced in a particular country

"domestic wine" "domestic oil"

Related terms: native
6. [ noun ] (work) a household servant
Synonyms: house_servant domestic_help
Related terms: servant maid housewife housekeeper skivvy home_help ayah
Similar spelling:   domesticize