Abbess

All possible synonyms of the word Abbess as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Abbess, mother superior, prioress

Definition

  • the superior of a group of nuns

Synonyms

  • abbess
  • mother superior
  • prioress

Hypernyms

  • superior: the head of a religious community

Hyponyms

  • mother: a term of address for a mother superior

Instance hyponyms

  • Bridget, Saint Bridget, St. Bridget, Brigid, Saint Brigid, St. Brigid, Bride, Saint Bride, St. Bride: Irish abbess; a patron saint of Ireland (453-523)
  • Heloise: student and mistress and wife of Abelard (circa 1098-1164)

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