Thesaurus

seminaries

noun
plural of seminary

Synonyms of seminaries

2 a place or environment that favors the development of something
  • some claimed that orphanages were seminaries of sin and petty crime, turning out juvenile delinquents by the score

Synonyms for seminaries

Words Related to seminaries

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about seminaries

Cite this Entry

“Seminaries.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/seminaries. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on seminaries

Nglish: Translation of seminaries for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of seminaries for Arabic Speakers

Comments on seminaries

What made you want to look up seminaries? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt painting a young scholar and his tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!