Synonyms and Antonyms of demesne
1 a part or portion having no fixed boundaries the vast and frozen demesne of the northern tundra Synonyms of demesne area, region, field, zoneWords Related to demesne corner, section; locale, locality, location, locus, place, point, position, site, space, spot
2 a region of activity, knowledge, or influence the view that the issue is not in the demesne of the courts and is something that should be decided by the state legislature Synonyms of demesne area, arena, bailiwick, barony, business, circle, field, department, discipline, domain, element, fief, fiefdom, firmament, front, game, kingdom, line, precinct, province, realm, specialty, sphere, terrain, walkWords Related to demesne frontier; study, subject; territory, turf; occupation, profession, pursuit, racket, vocation; ambit, amplitude, breadth, compass, confine, dimension(s), extent, ken, reach, scope, sweep, width; subfield, subspecialty
3 the area around and belonging to a building the mansion's huge demesne covers more than 100 acres Synonyms of demesne ground, park, premises (also premisses), yardWords Related to demesne acres, estate, land, lot, parcel, plot, property, real estate, realty; campus; backyard, churchyard, dooryard, schoolyard; close, enclosure (also inclosure), garden, garth, plaza
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