Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / cloistering
FEEDBACK

cloistering

See definition of cloistering on Dictionary.com
  • as inseclude
  • as insequester
  • as inimmure
  • as insequestrate

synonyms for cloistering

  • cloister
  • ostracize
  • sequester
  • blockade
  • boycott
  • closet
  • conceal
  • confine
  • cover
  • embargo
  • enclose
  • evict
  • immure
  • quarantine
  • retire
  • screen
  • segregate
  • separate
  • withdraw
  • shut off
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for cloistering

MOST RELEVANT
  • combine
  • desegregate
  • free
  • join
  • lay bare
  • let go
  • open
  • release
  • reveal
  • uncover
  • unite
  • mingle
  • socialize
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
Hello, Hominids! Here’s A High-Minded Word Quiz!
START THE QUIZ

How to use cloistering in a sentence

The most probable explanation of the customs of veiling and cloistering is that they are due to the superstition of the evil eye.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
The custom of cloistering women has spread, within historic times, from some point in central Asia.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
Later, in the Euphrates Valley, we find the custom of cloistering amongst the highest classes.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
Often the cloistering trees along the roadside made his chapel, and the blue sky was the only roof between him and heaven.
THE BOOK OF SAINTS AND FRIENDLY BEASTSABBIE FARWELL BROWN
This cloistering-in of his mind was the early and constant peculiarity of his life.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 66 NO.406, AUGUST 1849VARIOUS
But Jefferson might have spared his pains to dispose of Marshall by cloistering him on the State bench.
THE LIFE OF JOHN MARSHALL (VOLUME 2 OF 4)ALBERT J. BEVERIDGE
Yet it occurred to George, as he looked at her, that her cloistering had accomplished no change.
THE GUARDED HEIGHTSWADSWORTH CAMP
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor