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Synonyms of cloister

Noun


1. religious residence, cloister, residence

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

2. cloister, court, courtyard

usage: a courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions)

Verb


1. cloister, surround, environ, ring, skirt, border

usage: surround with a cloister, as of a garden

2. cloister, surround, environ, ring, skirt, border

usage: surround with a cloister; "cloister the garden"

3. cloister, isolate, insulate

usage: seclude from the world in or as if in a cloister; "She cloistered herself in the office"

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