The word “abbeys” has 2 syllables: ab-beys.

It's pronounced as /ˈæbiz/.

What is synonym and antonym for abbeys?

In the thesaurus, “abbeys” has 3 synonyms.

Here are synonyms for abbeys along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for abbeys

  • cloisters
  • monasteries
  • nunnery

Meanings of abbeys

  • noun
    1. The office or dominion of an abbot or abbess.
    2. A monastery or society of people, secluded from the world and devoted to religion and celibacy, which is headed by an abbot or abbess; also, the monastic building or buildings.
    3. The church of a monastery.
    4. A residence that was previously an abbatial building.

Example Sentences

  • Pilgrims from around the world visit ancient abbeys to experience spiritual enlightenment.
  • The guidebook highlighted several well-preserved medieval abbeys along the pilgrimage route.
  • As the mist lifted, the rugged landscape revealed hidden ruins of forgotten abbeys.
  • Preservation efforts aim to safeguard the historical integrity of crumbling abbeys.
  • The picturesque countryside boasted a tapestry of green fields dotted with charming abbeys.

On this page you'll find 3 synonyms or another words to abbeys, such as: cloisters, monasteries, nunnery.

Make sure to choose synonyms and antonyms that are appropriate for the context of the sentence.

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