Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather:
A public institution for the care and protection of children whose parents have died or can no longer care for them.
a public institution for the care of orphans
A place where persons are aided in readjusting to society following a period of imprisonment, hospitalization, etc.
The time during which classes are attended or in session in an educational institution.
Find another word for orphanage. In this page you can discover 14 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for orphanage, like: shelter, foundling home, children-s-home, orphanhood, Komari, infant school, orphange, orphan, institution, orphans' home and orphans' asylum.