Dom meaning

dŏm
(roman catholic church) Used as a title before the names of Benedictine and Carthusian monks in major or minor orders.
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State; condition.

Stardom.

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Dominant.
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Dominion.
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Used formerly as a title for male members of Portuguese and Brazilian royalty, aristocracy, and hierarchy, preceding the given name.
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Dominant.
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A title given to certain monks and clerics.
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A title of respect formerly given to gentlemen of Brazil and Portugal.
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Rank, position, or dominion of.

Kingdom.

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Fact or state of being.

Martyrdom.

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A total of all who are.

Officialdom.

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Dominion.
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A title anciently given to the pope, and later to other church dignitaries and some monastic orders.
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In Portugal and Brazil, the title formerly given to a member of the higher classes.
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(slang, Internet gaming or BDSM) To dominate.
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A dominator (in sadomasochistic sexual practices), especially a male one.
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Origin of dom

  • ME & OE dom, state, condition, power: see doom

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Portuguese from Latin dominus lord, master dem- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old English -dōm dhē- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From shortening of dominator or dominate.

    From Wiktionary