Poverty is the state of being poor, having little money or being in need of a specific quality.
A place of refuge, safety, etc.; retreat; shelter
The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
Find another word for poorhouse. In this page you can discover 8 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for poorhouse, like: poverty, harbor, retreat, debtor's prison, asylum, house for paupers, almshouse and shelter.