Domain and Realm


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Domain noun – A region of activity, knowledge, or influence.
Usage example: a museum director who is one of the most powerful figures in the art domain

Realm is a synonym for domain in sphere topic. In some cases you can use "Realm" instead a noun "Domain", when it comes to topics like area, nature, field, rule. popular alternative
Synonyms for Domain


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Realm noun – A region of activity, knowledge, or influence.
Usage example: medieval history is really Professor Clinton's realm, so I'll let her answer your question

Domain is a synonym for realm in nature topic. You can use "Domain" instead a noun "Realm", if it concerns topics such as field, sphere, area, region. popular alternative
Nearby Word: reality
Synonyms for Realm

How words are described

heavenly heavenly domain heavenly realm
physical physical domain physical realm
full full domain full realm
divine divine domain divine realm
Other adjectives: entire, hellish, main, spiritual, personal, new, former, underground, vast, different, eponymous, feudal, northern, digital.

Both words in one sentence

  • This time, however, the cell is not in the mortal realm, but in the torture realm of Coldharbor, the domain of Molag Bal, Daedric Prince of domination and enslavement.
  • Villain Teleportation In the Incarnations of Immortality series, Satan clearly has the power to transport himself at will anywhere within the mortal realm but this does not give him the ability to visit other Incarnations within their domain — each is supreme within his/her domain.
  • Sorcerous Overlord If the magical overlord is also a Lich then their realm doubles as The Necrocracy, a domain ruled by the undead.
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