English noun: domain
|1.||domain (state) a particular environment or walk of life|
|Samples||His social sphere is limited.|
It was a closed area of employment.
He's out of my orbit.
|Synonyms||area, arena, field, orbit, sphere|
|Narrower (hyponym)||distaff, front, kingdom, land, lap, political arena, political sphere, preserve, province, realm, responsibility|
|2.||domain (location) territory over which rule or control is exercised|
|Samples||His domain extended into Europe.|
He made it the law of the land.
|Narrower (hyponym)||archduchy, barony, duchy, dukedom, earldom, emirate, empire, fiefdom, grand duchy, imperium, khanate, kingdom, princedom, principality, realm, sheikdom, sheikhdom, suzerainty, viscounty|
|Part meronym||country, land, state|
|3.||domain (group) (mathematics) the set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined|
|Synonyms||domain of a function|
|Domain category||math, mathematics, maths|
|4.||domain (group) people in general; especially a distinctive group of people with some shared interest|
|Samples||The Western world.|
|Broader (hypernym)||class, social class, socio-economic class, stratum|
|Narrower (hyponym)||academe, academia, Grub Street|
|5.||domain (cognition) the content of a particular field of knowledge|
|Synonyms||knowledge base, knowledge domain|
|Broader (hypernym)||cognitive content, content, mental object|
|Narrower (hyponym)||bailiwick, discipline, field, field of study, realm, region, scientific knowledge, study, subject, subject area, subject field|