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 (dŏm′ĭ-sīl′, -səl, dō′mĭ-)
1. A residence; a home.
2. One's legal residence.
v. dom·i·ciled, dom·i·cil·ing, dom·i·ciles
1. To establish (oneself or another person) in a residence.
2. To provide with often temporary lodging.
To reside; dwell.

[Middle English domicilie, from Old French domicile, from Latin domicilium, from domus, house; see dem- in Indo-European roots.]

dom′i·cil′i·ar′y (-sĭl′ē-ĕr′ē) adj.


of, involving, or taking place in the home


(ˌdɒm əˈsɪl iˌɛr i)

adj., n., pl. -ar•ies. adj.
1. of or pertaining to a domicile.
2. given or taking place in one's home.
3. providing care for those unable to care for themselves.
4. an institutional home for those unable to care for themselves.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.domiciliary - of or relating to or provided in a domicile; "domiciliary medical care"; "domiciliary caves"


[ˌdɒmɪˈsɪlɪərɪ] ADJdomiciliario


adj carehäuslich, im Haus; domiciliary visit (of doctor)Hausbesuch m; domiciliary expensesHaushaltskosten pl


a. domiciliario-a, rel. a lo que se trata en el domicilio.
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Tess, like her compeers, soon discovered which of the cows had a preference for her style of manipulation, and her fingers having become delicate from the long domiciliary imprisonments to which she had subjected herself at intervals during the last two or three years, she would have been glad to meet the milchers' views in this respect.
de Bragelonne, for Madame de Saint-Remy is not over indulgent; and any indiscretion on her part might bring hither a domiciliary visit, which would be disagreeable to all parties.
Was my maternal parent aware, in a word, of my absence from the domiciliary residence?
Micawber, '- to quote a favourite expression of my friend Heep; but it may prove the stepping-stone to more ambitious domiciliary accommodation.
Such a domiciliary invasion may be called, not only (as they say in police reports) an attack on privacy, but a burglary, a robbery of all that is most precious, namely, CREDIT.
Tenders are invited for individual domiciliary care package
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The social care workforce in Wales is regulated by Social Care Wales and we are planning to extend our register to include domiciliary care workers from 2018.
Social Care Wales is currently consulting on our plans to regulate domiciliary care workers in Wales.
The chronic problems afflicting the domiciliary care sector run far deeper than zero-hours contracts," he said.
Domiciliary status for gift/estate tax: Unlike the mostly clear and objective variables used to determine residency status for income tax purposes, determination of a person's domicile for gift and estate tax purposes is based on a facts-and-circumstances analysis, which is subjective.
The council's in-house domiciliary care team employs 225 people costing PS3.