Synonyms for Convent:

n.

chapter house, study at cloister, retreat, basilica. nunnery (noun)
monastery, retreat, cloister, abbey.
religious building (noun)
church, vatican, abbey, cloister, manse, mosque, parsonage, monastery, shrine, bishop's palace, tabernacle, pantheon, meetinghouse, friary, cathedral, vicarage, deanery, nunnery, chapel, synagogue, clergy house, pagoda, priory, rectory, house of god, temple.

Other synonyms:

chapter house, basilica. retreat. Other relevant words:
retreat, basilica.

Usage examples for convent

  1. Nilus, the treasurer, had come with her to deliver a message to Paula; but he had gone first to the convent – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. It was now about ten o'clock, and my guide assured me I should soon discover the convent – Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents by William Beckford
  3. The whole village was up by this time, as I could hear by the shouts; and after thinking it over I concluded that there was no chance of my making my way back to Lerida, and that my best plan would be to go up to the convent and ask for shelter there. – The Bravest of the Brave or, with Peterborough in Spain by G. A. Henty