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Synonyms for 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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