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Synonyms for cloisterˈklɔɪ stər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. religious residence, cloister(noun)

    residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)

    religious residence, cloister

  2. cloister(verb)

    a courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions)

    religious residence

  3. cloister(verb)

    surround with a cloister, as of a garden

  4. cloister(verb)

    surround with a cloister

  5. cloister(verb)

    seclude from the world in or as if in a cloister


  1. cloister(noun)

    enter religion

  2. cloister(noun)

    To become a Roman Catholic religious.

    enter religion

  3. cloister(noun)

    To confine in a cloister, voluntarily or not.

    enter religion

  4. cloister(verb)

    To deliberately withdraw from worldly things.

    enter religion

  5. cloister(verb)

    To provide with (a) cloister(s).

    enter religion

  6. cloister(verb)

    To protect or isolate.

    enter religion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cloister(n.)

    convent, monastery, abbey, nunnery, priory

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convent, monastery

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