Dom

honorific title

Definition of Dom 

(Entry 1 of 3)

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

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

Definition of dom (Entry 2 of 3)

1 domestic

2 dominant

3 dominion

Definition of -dom (Entry 3 of 3)

1a : dignity : office dukedom

b : realm : jurisdiction kingdom

2 : state or fact of being freedom

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

First Known Use of Dom

Honorific title

1716, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Dom

Honorific title

Latin dominus master

Noun suffix

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

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English Language Learners Definition of -dom

: the state of being (something)

: the rank of

: the area ruled by

\ dəm \

Kids Definition of -dom

1 : the area ruled by kingdom

2 : state or fact of being freedom

3 : the group having a certain office, occupation, interest, or character

DOM

noun
\ ˌdē-(ˌ)ō-ˈem \

Medical Definition of DOM 

: stp

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