Meaning of DOMESTIC in English

— domestically , adv.

/deuh mes"tik/ , adj.

1. of or pertaining to the home, the household, household affairs, or the family: domestic pleasures.

2. devoted to home life or household affairs.

3. tame; domesticated.

4. of or pertaining to one's own or a particular country as apart from other countries: domestic trade.

5. indigenous to or produced or made within one's own country; not foreign; native: domestic goods.


6. a hired household servant.

7. something produced or manufactured in one's own country.

8. domestics , household items made of cloth, as sheets, towels, and tablecloths.

[ 1515-25; domesticus, deriv. of domus house (see DOME); r. domestique ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .