dom

dom

[dom; for 2 also Portuguese dawn]
noun
1.
(sometimes initial capital letter) a title of a monk in the Benedictine, Carthusian, Cistercian, and certain other monastic orders.
2.
(usually initial capital letter) a Portuguese title affixed to a man's given name; Sir: formerly a title of certain dignitaries.

Origin:
1710–20; short for Latin dominus lord, master

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Dom

[dom]
noun
a male given name, form of Dominic.

-dom

a suffix forming nouns which refer to domain (kingdom ), collection of persons (officialdom ), rank or station (earldom ), or general condition (freedom ).

Origin:
Middle English; Old English -dōm; cognate with Old Norse -dōmr, German -tum; see doom

Dom.

D.O.M.

to God, the Best, the Greatest.

Origin:
< Latin Deō Optimō Maximō

d.o.m.

Slang.
dirty old man.
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dom (dɒm)
 
n
1.  (sometimes capital) RC Church a title given to Benedictine, Carthusian, and Cistercian monks and to certain of the canons regular
2.  (formerly in Portugal and Brazil) a title borne by royalty, princes of the Church, and nobles
 
[C18 (monastic title): from Latin dominus lord]

DOM
 
abbreviation for
1.  Deo Optimo Maximo
2.  informal Dirty Old Man
 
abbreviation for
3.  Dominican Republic (international car registration)
 
[(for sense 1) Latin: to God, the best, the Greatest]

Dom.
 
abbreviation for
Dominican

-dom
 
suffix forming nouns
1.  state or condition: freedom; martyrdom
2.  rank or office: earldom
3.  domain: kingdom; Christendom
4.  a collection of persons: officialdom
 
[Old English -dōm]

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-dom
abstract suffix of state, from O.E. dom "statute, judgment" (see doom), already active as a suffix in O.E. (cf. freodom, wisdom); from stem *do- "do" + *-moz abstract suffix. Cf. cognate Ger. -tum, O.H.G. tuom.
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Medical Dictionary

DOM (dē'ō-ěm')
n.
2,5-Dimethoxy-4-methylamphetamine; an hallucinogenic agent chemically related to amphetamine. Also called STP.

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
DOM
  1. dirty old man

  2. dissolved organic matter

  3. 2,5-dimethoxy-4-methylamphetamine

  4. Dominican Republic (international vehicle ID)

dom.
  1. domestic

  2. dominant

  3. dominion

Dom.
  1. Dominica

  2. Dominican

D.O.M.
Latin Deo Optimo Maximo (to God, the best and the greatest)
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