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

1 sense of domestic

Sense 1
domestic, domestic help, house servant -- (a servant who is paid to perform menial tasks around the household)
       => servant, retainer -- (a person working in the service of another (especially in the household))

Antonyms of adj domestic

4 of 5 senses of domestic

Sense 1
domestic (vs. foreign) -- (of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation; "domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction")

foreign (vs. domestic) -- (of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own); "foreign trade"; "a foreign office")
        => abroad, overseas -- (in a foreign country; "markets abroad"; "overseas markets")
        => external, international, outside (prenominal) -- (from or between other countries; "external commerce"; "international trade"; "developing nations need outside help")

Sense 3
domestic (vs. undomestic) -- (of or involving the home or family; "domestic worries"; "domestic happiness"; "they share the domestic chores"; "everything sounded very peaceful and domestic"; "an author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste")

undomestic (vs. domestic) -- (not domestic or related to home; "had established herself in her career at the price of being so undomestic she didn't even know how to light the oven")
        => undomesticated -- (unaccustomed to home life; "after years of marriage he remained essentially undomesticated")

Sense 4
domestic, domesticated -- (converted or adapted to domestic use; "domestic animals"; "domesticated plants like maize")

INDIRECT (VIA tame) -> wild, untamed -- (in a natural state; not tamed or domesticated or cultivated; "wild geese"; "edible wild plants")

Sense 5
domestic -- (produced in a particular country; "domestic wine"; "domestic oil")

INDIRECT (VIA native) -> foreign, strange -- (relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city")

Similarity of adj domestic

5 senses of domestic

Sense 1
domestic (vs. foreign) -- (of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation; "domestic issues such as tax rate and highway construction")
       => home (prenominal), interior (prenominal), internal, national -- (inside the country; "the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interior"; "the nation's internal politics")
       => municipal -- (of or relating to the government of a municipality; "international law...only authorizes a belligerent to punish a spy under its municipal law"- J.L.kuntz)
          Also See-> national#2

Sense 2
domestic -- (of or relating to the home; "domestic servant"; "domestic science")

Sense 3
domestic (vs. undomestic) -- (of or involving the home or family; "domestic worries"; "domestic happiness"; "they share the domestic chores"; "everything sounded very peaceful and domestic"; "an author of blood-and-thunder novels yet quite domestic in his taste")
       => domesticated -- (accustomed to home life; "some men think it unmanly to be domesticated; others find gratification in it")
       => home-loving -- (devoted to home duties and pleasures)
       => home-style -- (as if in the home; "home-style cooking")
       => housewifely -- (related or suited to a housewife; "housewifely virtues")
       => husbandly -- (related to or suited to a husband; "assumed husbandly duties like mowing the lawn")

Sense 4
domestic, domesticated -- (converted or adapted to domestic use; "domestic animals"; "domesticated plants like maize")
       => tame (vs. wild), tamed -- (brought from wildness into a domesticated state; "tame animals"; "fields of tame blueberries")

Sense 5
domestic -- (produced in a particular country; "domestic wine"; "domestic oil")
       => native (vs. foreign) -- (characteristic of or existing by virtue of geographic origin; "the native North American sugar maple"; "many native artists studied abroad")

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