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Meaning of DOMICILE

Pronunciation:  'dâmi`sIl

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  housing that someone is living in; "he built a modest dwelling near the pond"; "they raise money to provide homes for the homeless"
  2. [v]  make one's home or live in; "There are only 250,000 people in Iceland"; "I live in a 200-year old house"; "These people inhabited all the islands that are now deserted"; "The plains are sparsely populated"

DOMICILE is a 8 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: abode, domiciliate, dwell, dwelling, dwelling house, habitation, home, inhabit, live, people, populate, reside, shack
 See Also: bath, bathroom, be, bedchamber, bedroom, bivouac, board, camp, camp out, chamber, cliff dwelling, cohabit, condo, condominium, den, dining room, diningroom, dressing room, encamp, family room, fireside, fixer-upper, front room, hearth, hermitage, homestead, house, housing, indian lodge, kitchen, lake dwelling, live in, live out, living accommodations, living room, livingroom, lodge, lodge, lodge in, lodging, messuage, neighbor, neighbour, occupy, overpopulate, parlor, parlour, pile dwelling, room, rusticate, semi-detached house, shack up, sitting room, sleep in, sleep out, sleeping room, tent, vacation home



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Dom"i*cile\, n. [L. domicilium; domus house + (prob.)
    root of celare to conceal: cf. F. domicile. See {Dome}, and
    1. An abode or mansion; a place of permanent residence,
       either of an individual or a family.
    2. (Law) A residence at a particular place accompanied with
       an intention to remain there for an unlimited time; a
       residence accepted as a final abode. --Wharton.
  2. \Dom"i*cile\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Domiciled}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Domiciling}.] [Cf. F. domicilier. Cf. {Domiciliate}.]
    To establish in a fixed residence, or a residence that
    constitutes habitancy; to domiciliate. --Kent.
Legal Dictionary
 Definition: The place where a person has his permanent home to which he intends to return.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: abide, abiding place, abode, accommodations, address, bed, berth, bestow, billet, board, bunk, cantonment, cohabit, commorancy, crash pad, crib, diggings, digs, domiciliate, domus, doss down, dwell, dwelling, dwelling place, entertain, establish, habitation, hang out, harbor, home, house, housing, hut, inhabit, live, living quarters, locate, lodge, lodging, lodging place, lodgings, lodgment, nest, occupy, pad, perch, place, place to live, put up, quarter, remain, reside, residence, residency, roof, room, roost, seat, settle, shelter, situate, squat, stable, stay, tenant