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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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