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1. cloister

noun. ['ˈklɔɪstɝ'] a courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions).

Synonyms

  • courtyard

Antonyms

  • detach
  • silence

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Words that Rhyme with Cloister

  • royster
  • roister
  • foister
  • oyster

Example sentences of the word cloister


1. Noun, singular or mass
A cloister vault has a domed shape and has a base that is square or shaped like a polygon.

2. cloister

verb. ['ˈklɔɪstɝ'] surround with a cloister, as of a garden.

Synonyms

  • surround
  • environ
  • skirt
  • border

3. cloister

verb. ['ˈklɔɪstɝ'] seclude from the world in or as if in a cloister.

Synonyms

  • insulate

4. cloister

verb. ['ˈklɔɪstɝ'] surround with a cloister.

Synonyms

  • surround
  • environ
  • skirt
  • border

5. cloister

noun. ['ˈklɔɪstɝ'] residence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery).

Synonyms

  • residence
  • priory
  • convent
  • religious residence

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • confront
  • refrain
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