realm

  • 1 realm — [relm] n [Date: 1200 1300; : Old French; Origin: realme, from Latin regimen; REGIMEN] 1.) written a general area of knowledge, activity, or thought ▪ the spiritual realm realm of ▪ an idea that belongs in the realm of science fiction …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 2 Realm — steht im Englischen für Reich, Bereich, Domäne. Im Deutschen ist es ein Fachbegriff der Informatik. Bei Verzeichnisdiensten wie Active Directory, die z.B. über LDAP angesprochen werden, bezeichnet Realm die Gesamtheit aller Einträge eines… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 realm — [ relm ] noun count * 1. ) FORMAL a particular area of knowledge, experience, interest, etc.: the political/military realm realm of: This is not really within the realms of my experience. 2. ) MAINLY LITERARY a country ruled by a king or queen:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 Realm — (r[e^]lm), n. [OE. realme, ream, reaume, OF. reialme, roialme, F. royaume, fr. (assumed) LL. regalimen, from L. regalis royal. See {Regal}.] 1. A royal jurisdiction or domain; a region which is under the dominion of a king; a kingdom. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 realm — [relm] n. [ME reame, later realme < OFr, altered (by assoc. with reiel > ROYAL) < reaume < L regimen, rule: see REGIMEN] 1. a kingdom 2. a region; sphere; area [the realm of thought] 3. Ecol. any of the primary biogeographic regions… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 realm — I noun area, authority, bailiwick, country, demesne, department, domain, dominion, empire, field, jurisdiction, kingdom, land, monarchy, orbit, perimeters, power, province, region, respublica, sphere, territory II index ambit, area (province),… …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 realm — (n.) late 13c., from O.Fr. reaume, probably from roiaume kingdom, altered (by influence of L. regalis regal ) from Gallo Romance *regiminem, accusative form of L. regimen system of government, rule (see REGIMEN (Cf. regimen)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 realm — [n] area of responsibility or rule branch, compass, country, department, dimension, domain, dominion, empire, expanse, extent, field, ground, kingdom, land, monarchy, neck of the woods*, neighborhood, orbit, place, principality, province, purview …

    New thesaurus

  • 9 realm — ► NOUN 1) archaic, literary, or Law a kingdom. 2) a field or domain of activity or interest. ORIGIN Old French reaume, from Latin regimen government …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 realm — noun 1 area of activity/interest/knowledge ADJECTIVE ▪ whole ▪ the whole realm of human intellect ▪ new ▪ international ▪ public …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 realm — 01. The King was loved by all the people of his great [realm]. 02. The slogan of Germany s Nazi Party in the 1930s was, One [realm], one people, one leader. 03. In 3100 B.C., the King of Upper Egypt united the [realms] of Upper and Lower Egypt,… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 12 Realm — A realm (pronEng|rɛlm) is the dominion of a monarch: king, queen, emperor, empress, or other sovereign ruler.The Old French word reaume , modern French royaume , was the word first adopted in English; the fixed modern spelling does not appear… …

    Wikipedia

  • 13 realm — [[t]re̱lm[/t]] realms 1) N COUNT: usu with supp, oft N of n, adj N You can use realm to refer to any area of activity, interest, or thought. [FORMAL] ...the realm of politics... Students interests are mostly limited to the academic realm. 2) N… …

    English dictionary

  • 14 realm — /rɛlm / (say relm) noun 1. a royal domain; kingdom: the realm of England. 2. the region, sphere, or domain within which anything rules or prevails: the realm of dreams. 3. the special province or field of something: the realm of physics. –phrase… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 15 realm */ — UK [relm] / US noun [countable] Word forms realm : singular realm plural realms 1) formal a particular area of knowledge, experience, interest etc the political/military realm realm of: This is not really within the realms of my experience. 2)… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 realm — /relm/, n. 1. a royal domain; kingdom: the realm of England. 2. the region, sphere, or domain within which anything occurs, prevails, or dominates: the realm of dreams. 3. the special province or field of something or someone: the realm of… …

    Universalium

  • 17 realm — noun (C) 1 a general area of knowledge, interest, or thought: the spiritual realm (+ of): the realm of human history 2 within the realms of possibility possible: Such a thing is not within the realms of possibility. 3 literary a country ruled… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 realm — noun /rɛlm/ a) An abstract sphere of influence, real or imagined. Why should we despise anything in the realm of Buddha? b) The domain of a certain abstraction. At home in Moscow, Mikhail Sergeyevitch Gorbachev, who had launched a campaign to… …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 realm — [13] Realm., régime, and regimen are ultimately the same word. All three come from Latin regimen ‘system of government’, a derivative of the verb regere ‘rule’ (from which English gets rector, regent, register, etc). This passed into Old French,… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 20 realm — noun 1) peace in the realm Syn: kingdom, country, land, dominion, nation 2) the realm of academia Syn: domain, sphere, area, field, world, province, territory …

    Thesaurus of popular words


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