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Synonyms for cloister
ˈklɔɪ 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)

    Synonyms:
    religious residence

  2. cloister(verb)

    a courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions)

    Synonyms:
    religious residence

  3. cloister(verb)

    surround with a cloister, as of a garden

  4. cloister(verb)

    surround with a cloister

    "cloister the garden"

  5. cloister(verb)

    seclude from the world in or as if in a cloister

    "She cloistered herself in the office"

Wiktionary

  1. cloister(verb)

    Synonyms:
    enter religion

  2. cloister(verb)

    To become a Roman Catholic religious.

    Synonyms:
    enter religion

  3. cloister(verb)

    To confine in a cloister, voluntarily or not.

    Synonyms:
    enter religion

  4. cloister(verb)

    To deliberately withdraw from worldly things.

    Synonyms:
    enter religion

  5. cloister(verb)

    To provide with (a) cloister(s).

    The architect cloistered the college just like the monastery which founded it

    Synonyms:
    enter religion

  6. cloister(verb)

    To protect or isolate.

    Synonyms:
    enter religion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. cloister(n.)

    Synonyms:
    convent, monastery, abbey, nunnery, priory

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. cloister(n)

    Synonyms:
    monastery, nunnery, convent, abbey, priory, cenoby

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "cloister":

    convent, monastery

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