Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bailiwick

2 senses of bailiwick

Sense 1
bailiwick -- (the area over which a bailiff has jurisdiction)
       => jurisdiction -- (in law; the territory within which power can be exercised)

Sense 2
discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick -- (a branch of knowledge; "in what discipline is his doctorate?"; "teachers should be well trained in their subject"; "anthropology is the study of human beings")
       => knowledge domain, knowledge base, domain -- (the content of a particular field of knowledge)

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