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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sphere, domain, area, orbit, field, arena(noun)

    a particular environment or walk of life

    "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit"

    study, compass, land, heavens, sphere, demesne, knowledge base, field of study, plain, empyrean, welkin, ambit, sector, range, scope, eye socket, field of operations, country, subject field, reach, flying field, subject area, vault of heaven, celestial sphere, expanse, area, force field, line of business, sphere of influence, theater of operations, battlefield, theatre of operations, orbital cavity, bailiwick, stadium, playing area, field of view, champaign, scene of action, theatre, battleground, airfield, knowledge domain, cranial orbit, world, electron orbit, playing field, theater, discipline, region, firmament, field of operation, field of force, sports stadium, bowl, landing field, subject, field of honor, arena, surface area, domain of a function, field, field of battle, orbit, celestial orbit, athletic field

  2. domain, demesne, land(noun)

    territory over which rule or control is exercised

    "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"

    commonwealth, res publica, world, landed estate, ground, orbit, knowledge domain, farming, estate, nation, kingdom, solid ground, arena, state, dry land, knowledge base, realm, land, sphere, country, soil, area, acres, demesne, earth, field, body politic, terra firma, domain of a function

  3. domain, domain of a function(noun)

    (mathematics) the set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined

    knowledge domain, sphere, demesne, arena, domain of a function, area, world, knowledge base, field, orbit, land

  4. world, domain(noun)

    people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest

    "the Western world"

    globe, reality, humankind, public, human race, orbit, earthly concern, man, cosmos, humanity, world, creation, macrocosm, universe, knowledge base, worldly concern, area, populace, sphere, knowledge domain, human beings, mankind, existence, land, humans, demesne, earth, field, arena, domain of a function

  5. knowledge domain, knowledge base, domain(noun)

    the content of a particular field of knowledge

    knowledge domain, demesne, arena, domain of a function, sphere, world, knowledge base, field, orbit, land, area


  1. domain(noun)

    domain of definition

  2. domain(noun)

    hostname, domain name

  3. domain(noun)

    range, codomain

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. domain

    estate, lordship, territory, inclosure

    waste, wilderness, wild

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. domain(n.)

    dominion, empire

  2. domain(n.)

    estate, lands, landed estate

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. domain(n)

    dominion, sovereignty, realm, territory, province, department

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    realm, field, area, domains, domination, dominance, dominio, domino, sphere, mastery, domainname, fluent, realms

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How to use domain in a sentence?

  1. Lois McMaster Bujold:

    It's important that someone celebrate our existence... People are the only mirror we have to see ourselves in. The domain of all meaning. All virtue, all evil, are contained only in people. There is none in the universe at large. Solitary confinement is a punishment in every human culture.

  2. Bernard Sanders:

    In the long run, what has got to happen on the national level and on the state level is the people of this state and country have got to stand up to the 2 or 3 % of the population that controls the economy, and the billions and billions and billions of dollars owned and controlled by these people have got to come within the public domain.

  3. Andrzej Korzeniowski:

    That was the biggest mistake, for which we’re now paying the price, the local governments decided, 'I’m a prince in my domain, the government doesn’t tell me what I’m supposed to do, we do what we want.’.

  4. Jim Mattis:

    Along the path going there, certainly it'll be a little rocky, a little bumpy at times, but so far I do not anticipate any effect in the security domain.

  5. Megan Kuhfeld:

    It appears that math is something that parents don't feel as comfortable doing with their kids, we find that math is often something that parents view as the school's domain to instruct students on. So typically, when school is out, math just happens less in the home than reading.

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