dom-, domo-, domat-, domato-

(Greek > Latin: house, home; master or lord of the house)

domicile (s) (noun), domiciles (pl)
1. The country that someone lives in or has as his or her permanent home: As a professional photographer for his newspaper, Robert travels to different nations to work, but his domicile, or main residence, is in Canada.
2. The house, apartment, or other place where someone lives; a dwelling place: Mr. Smart decided to build his little domicile next to a lovely lake.
3. In law, someone’s true, fixed, and legally recognized place of residence in cases of prolonged absence that require the person to prove a continuing and significant connection with the country: Joe lived and worked as a teacher at a German school overseas, and his domicile was in Stuttgart, Germany; where he was  lawfully registered as a civil servant and was paid by the government.
4. A place where a company or other organization is registered; especially, for tax reasons: Sharon's firm is thinking of moving its domicile, or premises, from Hungary to Italy in order to increase the sales of its products.
Home or a place of residence.
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domicile (verb), domiciles; domiciled; domiciling
To live, to take up residence in, or to treat a specific nation as a permanent home: There are many refugees who are domiciling in Germany and many more want to domicile there and in other countries.

Max has been domiciling in a house near Los Angeles for several years.

domiciliary
1. Relating to a home or homes.
2. Provided for or attending to people in their own homes.
domicole (verb), domicoles; domicoled; domicoling: burrow, nest
Living in a tube, a nest, a burrow, a den, or some other kind of refuge.
domiculture
That which relates to household affairs; the art of housekeeping, cookery, etc.; domestic economy; home economics.
domify
To divide (the heavens) into twelve equal parts or "houses" by means of great circles; to locate (the planets) in their respective "houses". Also domifying and domification.
dominance
1. In ecology, the ability of a given species, because of its size, population density, or fitness, to predominate within a community and affect or control other species there.
2. As a behavior, a situation in which an individual animal has higher status in a group in terms of access to food, space, or mates, so that others consistently defer or give way to this individual.
3. In genetics, the tendency of certain (dominant) alleles to mask the expression of their correcponding (recessive) alleles (any of two or more alternative forms of a gene occupying the same chromosomal locus; such as that which determines flower petal color in peas).
dominant
1. In control or command over others.
2. More important, effective, or prominent than others.
3. Relating to a single plant or animal species that is preponderant within a specific community or over a specific period.
dominate
1. To have control, power, or authority over someone or something.
2. To be the most important aspect or element of something.
3. To have a prevailing influence on someone or something.
domination
dominatrix (s), dominatrices (pl)
1. A female dominator; mistress, lady.
2. A dominant woman partner in a sadomasochistic relationship.

One prostitute with a whip is a dominatrix, but five of them are dominatrices.

domineer
To rule tyrannically, or behave in an overbearing way.
domineering (adjective), more domineering, most domineering
A reference to showing a desire or tendency to exercise excessive control or authority over others: Jake was a domineering executive of his company and so he was not always willing to submit to all of the wishes of his employees.
Pertaining to being overbearing and arrogant.
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Relating to being arrogantly domineering.
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dominion
1. Ruling power, authority, or control.
2. Someone's area of influence or control.
3. The land governed by a ruler.
dominule
A dominant organism in a microhabitat.

Related "home; house" word units: ecdemo-; eco-; nosto-.

Cross references of word families related directly, or indirectly, to: "master, lead, leading, ruler, ruling, govern": -agogic; agon-; arch-; -crat; gov-; magist-; poten-; regi-; tyran-.