Synonyms of cloister in English:



  • 1 the shadowed cloisters of the convent
    walkway, covered walk, corridor, aisle, arcade, loggia, gallery, piazza
  • 2 I was educated in the cloister
    abbey, monastery, friary, convent, priory, nunnery, religious house, religious community
    historical charterhouse
    rare coenobium, coenoby
  • verb

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  • the women were all cloistered at home
    confine, isolate, shut away, sequester, seclude, closet
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    Pronunciation: ˈretrəˌfleks
    turned backward