Dom

Definition of Dom

  1. 1 \ˈdäm\ —used as a title for some monks and canons regular

  2. 2 \ˈdōⁿ\ —used as a title prefixed to the Christian name of a Portuguese or Brazilian man of rank

Origin and Etymology of dom

Latin dominus master


First Known Use: 1716


dom

abbreviation

Definition of dom

  1. 1 domestic

  2. 2 dominant

  3. 3 dominion


-dom

noun suffix

Definition of -dom

  1. 1 a :  dignity :  office <dukedom> b :  realm :  jurisdiction <kingdom>

  2. 2 :  state or fact of being <freedom>

  3. 3 :  those having a (specified) office, occupation, interest, or character <officialdom>

Origin and Etymology of -dom

Middle English, from Old English -dōm; akin to Old High German -tuom -dom, Old English dōm judgment — more at doom


DOM Defined for English Language Learners


-dom

noun suffix

Definition of -dom for English Language Learners

  • : the state of being (something)

  • : the rank of

  • : the area ruled by


Medical Dictionary

DOM

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noun \ˌdē-(ˌ)ō-ˈem\

Medical Definition of DOM

  1. :  stp


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