What is another word for friaries?

Pronunciation: [fɹˈa͡ɪ͡əɹɪz] (IPA)

Friaries are religious houses or communities of friars. Synonyms for friaries include monasteries, convents, abbeys, and cloisters. These are all places where monks and nuns live, work, and pray. Monasteries and abbeys may also refer to larger religious communities, while convents and cloisters typically refer to those for nuns. Other synonyms for friaries include ashrams, brotherhoods, monastic communities, and religious orders. These terms emphasize the communal nature of such places and the shared spiritual values that unite those who live there. Despite the different names, all these synonyms point to the same core idea: a guided life of religious contemplation and service.

What are the hypernyms for Friaries?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Friaries

Consequently, the Protestants are wrecking "all the friaries within their bounds."
"John Knox and the Reformation"
Andrew Lang
They pull down all manner of friaries and some abbeys, which willingly receive not the reformation: as to parish churches they cleanse them of images and other monuments of idolatry and command that no masses be said in them.
"A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6)"
Leopold von Ranke
These friaries were in the southern part of Oxford, and have completely perished, leaving behind only the names of two or three mean streets; but the college system which Walter de Merton founded has grown with the growth of Oxford and of England, and is to-day as vigorous and as useful as ever.
"The Charm of Oxford"
J. Wells

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