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Synonyms for monastery
ˈmɒn əˌstɛr imonaste·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. monasterynoun

    the residence of a religious community

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. monasterynoun

    Synonyms:
    convent, cloister, abbey, priory, nunnery

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. monasterynoun

    Synonyms:
    abbey, priory, cloister, convent, hospice

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "monastery":

    deir, dir, convent, temple, cloister, dier, der, monastic, deere

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How to use monastery in a sentence?

  1. Quentin Crisp:

    Nothing more rapidly inclines a person to go into a monastery than reading a book on etiquette. There are so many trivial ways in which it is possible to commit some social sin.

  2. Manda Forster:

    This is pretty much exactly when Aebbes monastery was in existence, originally built around A.D. 640, it is said to have burned down shortly after her death but was then rebuilt and thrived until it was destroyed once again by Viking raiders 200 years later.

  3. Agath Gorski:

    The wooden All Saints Monastery of the Svyatogorsk Lavra in Donetsk region is on fire due to Russian shelling! the Lavra dates back to the 1500s. Second time Russia shells it. This is yet another act of Russian barbarism. For them, nothing is sacred.

  4. John Keats:

    My imagination is a monastery and I am its monk.

  5. Manda Forster:

    And it makes sense that the later Benedictine monastery was built on the site of its Anglo-Saxon predecessor.


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