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Convent meaning

convent - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. A coming together; a meeting.
  2. 2. An association or community of recluses devoted to a religious life; a body of monks or nuns.
  3. 3. A house occupied by a community of religious recluses; a monastery or nunnery.
  4. 4. To meet together; to concur.
  5. 5. To be convenient; to serve.
  6. 6. To call before a judge or judicature; to summon; to convene.
  7. 7. A community of monks or nuns; monastery or nunnery.
  8. 8. Conventual.

convent - examples of usage

  1. The dog accompanied him on his rounds, but invariably parted with him opposite the gate of the Convent of Saint Margaret, and returned home. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. This boy was a different being from the Jeffrey that she had left when she went down to the convent five months before. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. And how he picked us up and turned us around and sent me off to convent. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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