1. Existing as an essential constituent or characteristic; SYN. constitutional, inbuilt, inherent, integral.
2. When something has been put into something else during its construction or assembly, rather than being added later, it is built-in.
ETYM Latin domesticus, from domus use: cf. French domestique. Related to Dome.
1. Converted or adapted to domestic use; SYN. domesticated.
2. Of concern to or concerning the internal affairs of a nation.
3. Of or involving the home or family.
4. Of or relating to the home.
5. Produced in the particular country in which one finds oneself.
ETYM Latin inhaerens, -entis, p. pr. of inhaerere: cf. French inhérent. Related to Inhere.
Permanently existing in something; inseparably attached or connected; naturally pertaining to; innate; inalienable.
ETYM as. innera, a compar. from inne within, from in in. Related to In.
1. Innermost or essential; SYN. internal, intimate.
2. Located inward.
3. Located or occurring within or closer to a center.
4. Exclusive to a center; especially a center of influence.
5. (Anatomy) Inside or closer to the inside of the body.
ETYM Latin, compar. from inter between: cf. French intérieur. Related to Inter-, Intimate.
1. Inside and toward a center.
2. Of or coming from the middle of a region or country; SYN. midland, upcountry.
3. Situated within or suitable for inside a building.
ETYM Latin internus; akin to interior. Related to Interior.
1. Happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface.
2. Occurring within an institution or community; SYN. intragroup.