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An expediency or shift; action taken to escape trouble or difficulty
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  1. An expediency or shift; action taken to escape trouble or difficulty
  2. A place providing protection or shelter:
  3. Protection or shelter, as from danger or hardship:
(Mil.) The withdrawal of troops, ships, etc. from a position, esp. when forced by enemy attack
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  1. (Mil.) The withdrawal of troops, ships, etc. from a position, esp. when forced by enemy attack
  2. A residential institution for the care of the aged, mentally ill, etc.
  3. A safe, quiet, or secluded place
A holy place, as a building set aside for worship of the divinity or of one or more deities
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  1. A holy place, as a building set aside for worship of the divinity or of one or more deities
  2. A sacred place, such as a church, temple, or mosque.
  3. A place of refuge or asylum.
(Nautical) A harbor, river, or offshore area that can accommodate a ship at anchor, either for quarantine, queuing, or discharge..
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  1. (Nautical) A harbor, river, or offshore area that can accommodate a ship at anchor, either for quarantine, queuing, or discharge..
  2. A large coastal city in Alaska.
  3. A city of southern Alaska on Cook Inlet south-southwest of Fairbanks. Founded in 1915 as construction headquarters for the Alaska Railroad, it is the largest city in the state.
A place of refuge or rest; a sanctuary.
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  1. A place of refuge or rest; a sanctuary.
  2. A harbor or anchorage; a port.
A sheltered offshore anchorage area for ships.
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  1. A sheltered offshore anchorage area for ships.
  2. A protected place near shore, not as enclosed as a harbor, where ships can anchor
  3. (Nautical) A partly-sheltered anchorage outside a harbour.
The portion of a wall between windows, doors, or other openings.
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  1. The portion of a wall between windows, doors, or other openings.
  2. A reinforcing structure that projects from a wall; a buttress.
  3. A supporting structure at the junction of connecting spans of a bridge.
An offshore barrier, such as a jetty, that protects a harbor or shore from the full impact of waves.
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  1. An offshore barrier, such as a jetty, that protects a harbor or shore from the full impact of waves.
  2. A construction in or around a harbour designed to break the force of the sea and to provide shelter for vessels lying inside
  3. On beaches: a wooden or concrete barrier, usually perpendicular to the shore, intended to prevent the movement of sand along a coast.
(US, nautical) A place for refuge for a vessel.
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  1. (US, nautical) A place for refuge for a vessel.
  2. Shelter and anchorage for ships.
  3. A shelter for ships; port; anchorage
A stream or bay leading inland, as from the ocean; an estuary.
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  1. A stream or bay leading inland, as from the ocean; an estuary.
  2. An opening providing a means of entrance or intake.
  3. An entrance, opening, or passage
A wharf or dock extending from the shore.
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  1. A wharf or dock extending from the shore.
  2. A structure of wood or stone extended into the sea to influence the current or tide, or to protect a harbor or beach.
  3. A landing pier
The act or process of embanking
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  1. The act or process of embanking
  2. A bank of earth, rubble, etc. used to keep back water, to hold up a roadway, or as part of a fortification
  3. A long artificial mound of earth and stone, built to hold back water, for protection or to support a road
(Obsolete) A shore or riverbank.
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  1. (Obsolete) A shore or riverbank.
  2. A pier where ships or boats are tied up and loaded or unloaded.
  3. A structure of wood or stone, sometimes roofed over, built at the shore of a harbor, river, etc. for ships to lie alongside, as during loading or unloading; pier; dock
A harbor or anchorage so formed or protected
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  1. A harbor or anchorage so formed or protected
  2. A massive, usually stone wall constructed in the sea, used as a breakwater and built to enclose or protect an anchorage or a harbor.
  3. The anchorage or harbor enclosed by a mole.
To take cover; find refuge:
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  1. To take cover; find refuge:
  2. To provide cover or protection for:
  3. To provide shelter or refuge for; protect
To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
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  1. To get hold or possession of; obtain; acquire
  2. To bring about; effect:
  3. To make certain; ensure:
To show hospitality to guests.
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  1. To show hospitality to guests.
  2. (Archaic) To continue with; maintain.
  3. To hold the interest of and give pleasure to; divert; amuse
To take good care of; protect; foster
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  1. To take good care of; protect; foster
  2. To hold dear; feel or show love for
  3. To hold dear; to embrace with interest; to indulge; to encourage; to foster; to promote; as, to cherish religious principle.
To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc. [from 16th c.]
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  1. To consider, look upon (something) in a given way etc. [from 16th c.]
  2. To relate or refer to; concern:
  3. To have relation to; concern; have reference to
To inhibit the expression of:
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  1. To inhibit the expression of:
  2. To inhibit the expression of (a gene):
  3. To restrain the growth, activity, or release of:
To refrain; forbear
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  1. To refrain; forbear
  2. To keep (a physical object that one has obtained) to oneself rather than giving it back to its owner.
  3. To refrain from granting, permitting, etc.; refuse
(Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
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  1. (Idiomatic) to delay, especially in school
  2. (Idiomatic) to contain; stop
Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
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  1. Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
  2. A place of refuge, sanctuary, or shelter, especially an institution for the maintenance and care of people requiring special assistance. A place of refuge, sanctuary, or shelter, especially an institution for the maintenance and care of people requiring special assistance.
  3. A place offering protection and safety; a shelter.
Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
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  1. Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
  2. Shelter or protection:
  3. A shelter for protection, as from gunfire
(Ornithology) Any of the small feathers covering a particular area of a bird, as the bases of the larger feathers of a wing or tail
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  1. (Ornithology) Any of the small feathers covering a particular area of a bird, as the bases of the larger feathers of a wing or tail
  2. A covered or protected place; shelter
  3. A covering or cover.
A harbor or anchorage; a port.
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  1. A harbor or anchorage; a port.
  2. A place of refuge or rest; a sanctuary.
Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
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  1. Payment made by racketeers to officials or law enforcement to avoid arrest or prosecution.
  2. Something that lowers the risk of pregnancy or infection, especially the use of a condom.
  3. One that protects:
Shelter or protection from danger, difficulty, etc.
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  1. Shelter or protection from danger, difficulty, etc.
  2. An expedient to secure protection or defence.
  3. Protection or shelter, as from danger or hardship:
A place affording peace, quiet, privacy, or security.
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  1. A place affording peace, quiet, privacy, or security.
  2. An organized group withdrawal from regular activities for a given purpose, as by colleagues meeting away from the office and engaging in exercises for promoting teamwork, creativity, etc.
  3. The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
A holy place, as a building set aside for worship of the divinity or of one or more deities
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  1. A holy place, as a building set aside for worship of the divinity or of one or more deities
  2. A particularly holy place within a church or temple, as the part around the altar, the holy of holies in the Jewish Temple, etc.
  3. A place of refuge or protection; asylum: orig., fugitives from justice were immune from arrest in churches or other sacred places
The state of being covered or protected; protection; refuge
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  1. The state of being covered or protected; protection; refuge
  2. A refuge, haven or other cover or protection from something.
  3. Something that covers or protects; protection, or place affording protection, as from the elements or danger
To provide a haven for
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  1. To provide a haven for
  2. To put into or provide with a haven.
To reside; live
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  1. To reside; live
  2. To shelter, keep, or store in a house or other structure:
  3. To cover, harbor, or shelter by or as if by putting into a house
To provide cover or protection for:
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  1. To provide cover or protection for:
  2. To take cover; find refuge:
  3. (Intransitive) To take cover.
To adapt oneself; become adjusted:
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  1. To adapt oneself; become adjusted:
  2. To have enough space for:
  3. To provide lodging for:
To go to bed; rest; sleep
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  1. To go to bed; rest; sleep
  2. To furnish with a bed or sleeping quarters:
  3. To plant or arrange in a bed of earth
To assign a berth (bunk or position) to
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  1. To assign a berth (bunk or position) to
  2. To come into or occupy a berth
  3. To bring (a ship or vehicle) into its berth
To apply; devote
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  1. To apply; devote
  2. To store or house.
  3. (Archaic) To provide lodgings for; house
To serve a billet on
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  1. To serve a billet on
  2. To assign to lodging by billet
  3. To serve (a person) with a written order to provide lodging for soldiers.
To cover or close with boards:
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  1. To cover or close with boards:
  2. To receive meals, or room and meals, regularly for pay
  3. To house (a person) where board is supplied
To go to bed:
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  1. To go to bed:
  2. (Informal) To use a makeshift sleeping place
  3. To stay the night; sleep:
To reside; dwell.
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  1. To reside; dwell.
  2. To provide with often temporary lodging.
  3. To establish (oneself or another person) in a residence.
To reside; live
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  1. To reside; live
  2. To shelter, keep, or store in a house or other structure:
  3. To cover, harbor, or shelter by or as if by putting into a house
To live (with another or in another's home) as a paying guest
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  1. To live (with another or in another's home) as a paying guest
  2. To provide with a place of temporary residence; house
  3. To rent a room to.
To locate and adjust (one machine part) at right angles to its connecting part within the machine.
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  1. To locate and adjust (one machine part) at right angles to its connecting part within the machine.
  2. To defile (the body of a person put to death) by dismembering it or cutting it into quarters
  3. To traverse (an area of ground) laterally back and forth while slowly advancing forward.
(Nautical) Off from the wind.
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  1. (Nautical) Off from the wind.
  2. To occupy living quarters; have lodgings; lodge
  3. To occupy a room; lodge.
To have a tolerance for; endure:
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  1. To have a tolerance for; endure:
  2. To endure something with tolerance or patience:
  3. To offer; render:
To feed or sustain (any plant or animal) with substances necessary to life and growth
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  1. To feed or sustain (any plant or animal) with substances necessary to life and growth
  2. To foster; develop; promote (a feeling, attitude, habit, etc.)
  3. To keep alive; maintain:
To bear privately in the mind:
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  1. To bear privately in the mind:
  2. To serve as a nurse.
  3. (Billiards) To keep (the balls) close together for a series of caroms
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