Dom

honorific title
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of Dom

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

Origin and Etymology of dom

Latin dominus master


dom

abbreviation

Definition of dom

1 domestic
2 dominant
3 dominion

-dom

noun suffix

Definition of -dom

1 a :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

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


DOM Defined for Kids

-dom

noun suffix \ dəm \

Definition of -dom for Students

1 :the area ruled by
  • kingdom
2 :state or fact of being
  • freedom
3 :the group having a certain office, occupation, interest, or character

Medical Dictionary

DOM

noun \ ˌdē-(ˌ)ō-ˈem \

medical Definition of DOM

:stp

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