Synonyms of 'monastery'
abbeyDictionary, house, convent
He spent a year in a Buddhist monastery.
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An abbey is a church with buildings attached to it in which monks or nuns live or used to live.
a memorial service at Westminster Abbey
A convent is a building in which a community of nuns live.
She entered a Carmelite convent at the age of 21.
Thesaurus for monastery from the Collins English Thesaurus
A monastery is a building or collection of buildings in which monks live .