Associations to the word «Convent»


CONVENT, noun. A religious community whose members (especially nuns) live under strict observation of religious rules and self-imposed vows.
CONVENT, noun. The buildings and pertaining surroundings in which such a community lives.
CONVENT, noun. A gathering of people lasting several days for the purpose of discussing or working on topics previously selected.
CONVENT, noun. A coming together; a meeting.
CONVENT, verb. (obsolete) To call before a judge or judicature; to summon; to convene.
CONVENT, verb. (obsolete) To meet together; to concur.
CONVENT, verb. (obsolete) To be convenient; to serve.

Dictionary definition

CONVENT, noun. A religious residence especially for nuns.
CONVENT, noun. A community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together.

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle