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realm

 (rĕlm)
n.
1. A community or territory over which a sovereign rules; a kingdom.
2. An area or sphere, as of knowledge or activity: the realm of science. See Synonyms at field.

[Middle English realme, from Old French, alteration (influenced by Old French reial, royal) of Latin regimen, government, from regere, to rule; see reg- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]

realm

(rɛlm)
n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a royal domain; kingdom (now chiefly in such phrases as Peer of the Realm)
2. a field of interest, study, etc: the realm of the occult.
[C13: from Old French reialme, from Latin regimen rule, influenced by Old French reial royal, from Latin rēgālis regal1]

realm

(rɛlm)

n.
1. a royal domain; kingdom: the realm of England.
2. any sphere, domain, or province: the realm of dreams.
[1250–1300; Middle English realme, reaume < Old French reialme, derivative of reial]

Realm

 an alternative for ream; an abstract state, domain, or collective body.
Examples: realm of death, 1725; of fancy, 1873; of hell, 1816; of night, 1667; of nonsense, 1682; of paper, 1589; of pleasance, 1830; of rest, 1812.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.realm - a domain in which something is dominantrealm - a domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"
arena, domain, sphere, orbit, area, field - a particular environment or walk of life; "his social sphere is limited"; "it was a closed area of employment"; "he's out of my orbit"
lotus land, lotusland - an idyllic realm of contentment and self-indulgence
2.realm - the domain ruled by a king or queen
demesne, domain, land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
3.realm - a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about; "it was a limited realm of discourse"; "here we enter the region of opinion"; "the realm of the occult"
knowledge base, knowledge domain, domain - the content of a particular field of knowledge

realm

noun
1. field, world, area, province, sphere, department, region, branch, territory, zone, patch, orbit, turf (U.S. slang) the realm of politics
2. kingdom, state, country, empire, monarchy, land, province, domain, dominion, principality Defence of the realm is crucial.

realm

noun
1. An area within which something or someone exists, acts, or has influence or power:
2. A sphere of activity, experience, study, or interest:
Slang: bag.
Translations
مَجالمَمْلَكَه
královstvíoblastříše
kongerigerigesfæreverden
aluekuningaskuntapiirivaltakuntavaltapiiri
konungsríkisviî, vettvangur
jomakaralistekaraļvalstspasaulesfēra
rike

realm

[relm] N (lit) (Jur) → reino m (fig) (= field) → esfera f, campo m
in the realms of fantasyen el reino de la fantasía
in the realm of the possibledentro de lo posible
in the realm of speculationen la esfera de la especulación

realm

[ˈrɛlm] n
(= kingdom) → royaume m
(= domain) → domaine m
the realm of politics → le domaine de la politique
it's not beyond the realms of possibility → c'est du domaine du possiblereal property n (US)immobilier mreal time ntemps m réel
in real time → en temps réelreal-time [ˌriːlˈtaɪm] modif (COMPUTING)en temps réel
real-time processing → traitement m en temps réel

realm

n (liter: = kingdom) → Königreich nt; (fig)Reich nt; within the realms of possibilityim Bereich des Möglichen

realm

[rɛlm] n (frm) → regno

realm

(relm) noun
1. a kingdom.
2. an area of activity, interest etc. She's well-known in the realm of sport.
References in classic literature ?
As the devoted wife of a man who worshiped her, she felt she would take her place with a certain dignity in the world of reality, closing the portals forever behind her upon the realm of romance and dreams.
Peace be with all the world My blessing on my friends My forgiveness to my enemies For I am in the realm of quiet
On a fine autumnal afternoon, Ichabod, in pensive mood, sat enthroned on the lofty stool from whence he usually watched all the concerns of his little literary realm.
His outward life was commonplace and uninteresting; he was just a hotel-porter, and expected to remain one while he lived; but meantime, in the realm of thought, his life was a perpetual adventure.
Such a personage was fawned upon in Arthur's realm and reverently looked up to by everybody, even though his dispositions were as mean as his intelligence, and his morals as base as his lineage.
We discussed everything we knew, during the first fifteen or twenty minutes, that morning, and then branched out into the glad, free, boundless realm of the things we were not certain about.
All the States and Territories of the Union, and all the kingdoms of the earth and the islands of the sea are laid out here just as they are on the globe - all the same shape they are down there, and all graded to the relative size, only each State and realm and island is a good many billion times bigger here than it is below.
For frivolity and jokes and spotted tights were an offense, when they intruded themselves upon a spirit that was exalted into the vague august realm of the romantic.
Perchance it was to crown thee chief of a yet greater realm.
As when the potent Rod Of AMRAMS Son in EGYPTS evill day Wav'd round the Coast, up call'd a pitchy cloud Of LOCUSTS, warping on the Eastern Wind, That ore the Realm of impious PHAROAH hung Like Night, and darken'd all the Land of NILE: So numberless were those bad Angels seen Hovering on wing under the Cope of Hell 'Twixt upper, nether, and surrounding Fires; Till, as a signal giv'n, th' uplifted Spear Of their great Sultan waving to direct Thir course, in even ballance down they light On the firm brimstone, and fill all the Plain; A multitude, like which the populous North Pour'd never from her frozen loyns, to pass RHENE or the DANAW, when her barbarous Sons Came like a Deluge on the South, and spread Beneath GIBRALTAR to the LYBIAN sands.
The realm of France, it is well known, was divided betwixt the Norman and Teutonic race, who spoke the language in which the word Yes is pronounced as oui, and the inhabitants of the southern regions, whose speech bearing some affinity to the Italian, pronounced the same word oc.
I do not ask you to be loyal, Erskine; but I expect you, in common humanity, to sympathize with the chief figure in the pageant, who is no more accountable for the manifold evils and abominations that exist in his realm than the Lord Mayor is accountable for the thefts of the pickpockets who follow his show on the ninth of November.