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Definition 1: residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery) - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for cloister in the sense of this definition

(cloister is a kind of ...) the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)

"he refused to live in the governor's residence"

(... is a kind of cloister ) a religious residence especially for nuns

(... is a kind of cloister ) the residence of a religious community

(... is a kind of cloister ) religious residence in a monastery governed by a prior or a convent governed by a prioress

Definition 2: a courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions) - [noun denoting artifact]

(cloister is a kind of ...) an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings

"the house was built around an inner court"

(cloister belongs to category ...) a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny

"he lost his faith but not his morality"

Definition 3: seclude from the world in or as if in a cloister - [verb of change]

Samples where cloister or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She cloistered herself in the office

(cloister is a kind of ...) place or set apart

"They isolated the political prisoners from the other inmates"

Definition 4: surround with a cloister - [verb of contact]

Samples where cloister or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • cloister the garden

(cloister is a kind of ...) extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

"The forest surrounds my property"

Definition 5: surround with a cloister, as of a garden - [verb of stative]

(cloister is a kind of ...) extend on all sides of simultaneously; encircle

"The forest surrounds my property"

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