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Another word for refuge

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Noun
  1. The state of being protected or safeguarded, as from danger or hardship

      1. Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather:
      2. An establishment that provides temporary housing for homeless people.
      3. An establishment that cares for unwanted or stray animals and tries to find owners for them.
      1. A sacred place, such as a church, temple, or mosque.
      2. The holiest part of a sacred place, as the part of a Christian church around the altar.
      3. A sacred place, such as a church, in which fugitives formerly were immune to arrest.
      1. Shelter and anchorage for ships.
      2. Shelter; refuge.
      1. Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
      2. A place offering protection and safety; a shelter.
      3. Protection or shelter; refuge:
    See also:

    safety

  2. Something that physically protects, especially from danger

      1. Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather:
      2. An establishment that provides temporary housing for homeless people.
      3. An establishment that cares for unwanted or stray animals and tries to find owners for them.
      1. A sacred place, such as a church, temple, or mosque.
      2. The holiest part of a sacred place, as the part of a Christian church around the altar.
      3. A sacred place, such as a church, in which fugitives formerly were immune to arrest.
      1. The act or process of moving back or away, especially from something hazardous, formidable, or unpleasant:
      2. Withdrawal of a military force from a dangerous position or from an enemy attack.
      3. The process of receding from a position or of becoming smaller:
      1. The act of protecting.
      2. The condition of being protected.
      3. One that protects:
      1. A harbor or anchorage; a port.
      2. A place of refuge or rest; a sanctuary.
      3. To put into or provide with a haven.
      1. A sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide anchorage for ships.
      2. A place of shelter; a refuge.
      3. To give shelter to:
      1. Not openly practiced, avowed, engaged in, accumulated, or shown:
      2. Covered or covered over; sheltered.
      3. Being married and therefore protected by one's husband.
      1. To place something upon or over, so as to protect or conceal:
      2. To overlay or spread with something:
      3. To put a cover or covering on:
      1. Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a government to a political refugee from another country.
      2. A place offering protection and safety; a shelter.
      3. Protection or shelter; refuge:
  3. That to which one turns for help when in desperation

      1. Something that is available for use or that can be used for support or help:
      2. An available supply, especially of money, that can be drawn on when needed.
      3. The ability to deal with a difficult or troublesome situation effectively; resourcefulness:
      1. To turn to or make use of a person, strategy, or course of action for help or as a means of achieving something:
      2. To go, especially customarily or frequently; repair:
      3. A place frequented by people for relaxation or recreation:
      1. The act or an instance of turning to or making use of a person or thing for aid or in an effort to achieve something:
      2. One that is turned to or made use of for aid or security:
      3. The right of a creditor to demand payment from an endorser or guarantor when the primary debtor fails to pay.
    See also:

    help

Another word for refuge

Noun
  1. A place of protection

  2. A means of resort