Asylum synonyms

ə-sī'ləm

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The consecrated (sacred) area of a church or temple around its tabernacle or altar.
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A place of safety; shelter; safe retreat
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Any sheltered, safe place; refuge
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Something that covers or protects; protection, or place affording protection, as from the elements or danger
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The place where a person was raised; Childhood or parental home; home of one’s parents or guardian.
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(US, nautical) A place for refuge for a vessel.
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A facility designed where persons with serious mental disorders are housed.
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An institution that provides care and shelter
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(Military) A solid object, including terrain, that provides protection from enemy fire.
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A place of refuge, safety, etc.; retreat; shelter
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A clinic providing surgical or emergency medical care for domesticated animals, esp. pets
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The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
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A hospital facility designed to treat persons with serious mental disorders, as opposed to disorders of the body.
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A place or situation of noisy uproar and confusion.
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(Uncountable) The provision of palliative care for terminally ill patients, either at a specialized facility or at a residence, and support for the family, typically refraining from taking extraordinary measures to prolong life.
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Area of thick undergrowth where animals hide.
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The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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(American football) Any of the defensive players who are in position furthest from the line of scrimmage and whose responsibility is to defend against passes as well as to be the tacklers of last resort.
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The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
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An established organization or foundation, especially one dedicated to education, public service, or culture.
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A hole in an animal's den, or through a wall or fence, used for escape or emergency exit; i.e. a hole the animal may bolt through.
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(Obsolete, law) An inn of court.
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(Derogatory slang) A psychiatric hospital, or the psychiatric ward of a hospital.
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a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
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The department especially of a European hospital or health care facility that treats outpatients.
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A place for convalescence.
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a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person
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Find another word for asylum. In this page you can discover 36 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for asylum, like: sanctuary, refuge, haven, shelter, home, harborage, insane-asylum, See syn. study at, cover, ayslum and deportation.