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domestic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of domestic

  1. 1 of or relating to a household or family <the surest way to maintain domestic peace and harmony is to have everyone pitch in on chores> Synonyms familial, household Related Words homelike, homely Antonyms nondomestic, nonfamilial

  2. 2 changed from the wild state so as to become useful and obedient to humans <domestic animals in a barnyard> Synonyms tame, domesticated, tamedRelated Words broken, halterbroken, housebroken, trained; docile, familiar, gentle, semidomesticated; subdued, submissiveNear Antonyms unbroken, untrained; wildishAntonyms feral, nondomesticated, savage, undomesticated, untamed, wild

  3. 3 belonging to a particular place by birth or origin <the domestic bird population has been virtually wiped out by the brown tree snake> Synonyms aboriginal, autochthonous, born, native, endemic, indigenousRelated Words local, regional; originalNear Antonyms imported, introduced, transplanted; alien, exotic, foreign, strange; expatriate, immigrantAntonyms nonindigenous, nonnative




domestic

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of domestic

  1. a person hired to perform household or personal services <working as a team, the man and his wife hired themselves out as domestics for wealthy homeowners> Synonyms daily [British], servant, flunky (also flunkey or flunkie), lackey, menial, retainer, slavey, stewardRelated Words butler, footman, groom, houseboy, houseman, majordomo, man, manservant, servitor, valet; handmaiden (also handmaid), housekeeper, housemaid, lady-in-waiting, maid, maidservant, wench, woman; assistant, attendant, companion, factotum, follower; dogsbody [chiefly British], drudge, gofer (or gopher)Near Antonyms boss, captain, chief, foreman, head, headman, helmsman, kingpin, leader, taskmasterAntonyms master, mistress




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