Synonyms of priory
monasteryDictionary • Lindisfarne priory on Holy Island
monastery • He spent a year in a Buddhist monastery.
abbey • a memorial service at Westminster Abbey
convent • She entered a Carmelite convent at the age of 21.
nunnery • In monasteries and nunneries, prayers are being offered for him.
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abbeyAn 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
conventA convent is a building in which a community of nuns live.
• She entered a Carmelite convent at the age of 21.
monasteryA monastery is a building or collection of buildings in which monks live.
• He spent a year in a Buddhist monastery.
Thesaurus for priory from the Collins English Thesaurus
a religious house governed by a prior, sometimes being subordinate to an abbey