HyperDic: convent

English > 2 senses of the word convent:
NOUNartifactconventa religious residence especially for nuns
groupconventa community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together
convent > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nvahnt; kaa'nveh.nt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
accent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > convent: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA religious residence especially for nuns.
Partscell, cubiclesmall room in which a monk or nun lives
NarrowerabbeyA convent ruled by an abbess
nunneryThe convent of a community of nuns
Broaderreligious residence, cloisterresidence that is a place of religious seclusion (such as a monastery)
Spanishconvento
Catalanconvent
Adjectivesconventualof communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows
English > convent: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together.
Part ofsect, religious sect, religious orderA subdivision of a larger / larger / larger / larger religious group
BroadercommunityA group of people living in a particular local area
Adjectivesconventualof communal life sequestered from the world under religious vows

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