What is another word for friary?

Pronunciation: [fɹˈa͡ɪ͡əɹi] (IPA)

Friary, a term referring to a house occupied by friars, also has synonyms that could be used interchangeably. The term monastery could be used in place of friary as they both mean a place where monks or priests reside. The terms convent or nunnery could also be used as synonyms as they refer to a community of religious women. Other synonyms that could be used include religious house, cloister, abbey, or priory. These different terms signify the same thing, a dwelling place for the religious, but they may have different nuances and historically different contexts. Nonetheless, they could all be considered synonyms for the term friary.

What are the hypernyms for Friary?

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

What are the hyponyms for Friary?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for friary (as nouns)

Usage examples for Friary

It has sometimes been fathered upon aisled naves of friary churches, which, like the great nave of the Black friars at Norwich, afforded space for large congregations who came to hear sermons.
"The Ground Plan of the English Parish Church"
A. Hamilton Thompson
The widow sold the small farm, with its stock, and followed to live with them in the friary gate-house; this having been part of Humility's bargain with her lover, if the word can be used of a pact between two hearts so fond.
"The Ship of Stars"
Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
I know Lady Tinemouth, I know my aunt-" She stopped short, and, covered with blushes, stood panting for another word to close the sentence; when Thaddeus, forgetting all presence but her own, with delighted precipitancy caught hold of the hand which, in her confusion, was a little extended towards him, and pressing it with fervor, relinquished it immediately; then, overcome by confusion at the presumption of the action, he bowed with agitation to both ladies, and hastened through the friary passage into St. James's Street.
"Thaddeus of Warsaw"
Jane Porter

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