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dom

[dom; for 2 also Portuguese dawn] /dɒm; for 2 also Portuguese dɔ̃/
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
1710-1720
1710-20; short for Latin dominus lord, master

Dom

[dom] /dɒm/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of Dominic.

-dom

1.
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.

dom.

1.
2.
3.
4.

D.O.M.

1.
to God, the Best, the Greatest.
Origin
< Latin Deō Optimō Maximō

d.o.m.

Slang.
1.
dirty old man.
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British Dictionary definitions for dom

dom

/dɒm/
noun
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
Word Origin
C18 (monastic title): from Latin dominus lord

DOM

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

Dom.

abbreviation
1.
Dominican

-dom

suffix
1.
state or condition: freedom, martyrdom
2.
rank or office: earldom
3.
domain: kingdom, Christendom
4.
a collection of persons: officialdom
Word Origin
Old English -dōm
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Word Origin and History for dom

-dom

abstract suffix of state, from Old English dom "statute, judgment" (see doom (n.)). Already active as a suffix in Old English (e.g. freodom, wisdom); from stem *do- "do" + *-moz abstract suffix. Cf. cognate German -tum, Old High German tuom.

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dom in Medicine

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

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Slang definitions & phrases for dom

-dom

suffix

used to form nouns The range, establishment, scope, or realm of what is indicated: fandom/ moviedom/ klutzdom


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dom in Technology
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Related Abbreviations for dom

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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