Convent

Definition of Convent

Con`vent´
n.1.A coming together; a meeting.
A usual ceremony at their [the witches] convents or meetings.
- B. Jonson.
2.An association or community of recluses devoted to a religious life; a body of monks or nuns.
One of our convent, and his [the duke's] confessor.
- Shak.
3.A house occupied by a community of religious recluses; a monastery or nunnery.
One seldom finds in Italy a spot of ground more agreeable than ordinary that is not covered with a convent.
- Addison.
v. i.1.To meet together; to concur.
2.To be convenient; to serve.
When that is known and golden time convents.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To call before a judge or judicature; to summon; to convene.

Related Words

community, religious order, religious sect, sect
Word:

Browse

Convalescence
Convalescent
Convalescently
Convallamarin
Convallaria
Convallariaceae
Convallarin
convect
Convection
Convective
Convectively
Convellent
Convenable
Convenance
Convene
Convener
Convenience
conveniences
Convenient
Conveniently
-Convent-
Conventical
Conventical prior
Conventicle
Conventicler
Conventicling
Convention
Conventional
conventionalise
Conventionalism
Conventionalist
Conventionality
Conventionalization
Conventionalize
Conventionally
Conventionary
Conventioner
Conventionist
Conventual
Conventual church
Converge
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home