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Another word for sanctuary

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Noun
  1. A sacred or holy place

    See also:

    sacred

  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. 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. Protection or shelter, as from danger or hardship:
      2. A place providing protection or shelter:
      3. An undeveloped area for the preservation of animals and plants.
      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. 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. Protection or shelter, as from danger or hardship:
      2. A place providing protection or shelter:
      3. An undeveloped area for the preservation of animals and plants.
      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

Another word for sanctuary

Noun
  1. A sacred place

      1. A building dedicated to religious ceremonies or worship.
      2. Either of two successive buildings in ancient Jerusalem serving as the primary center for Jewish worship.
      3. A synagogue, especially of a Reform congregation.
      1. A building for public, especially Christian worship.
      2. The company of all Christians regarded as a spiritual body.
      3. A specified Christian denomination:
      1. A sacred or holy place.
      2. A private place where one is free from intrusion.
      1. a place where devotion is paid to a deity or deities, as in Shinto.
      2. the tomb of a saint or other venerated person.
      3. a location where an important event in the life of a holy person is thought to have occurred.
      1. The sanctuary inside the tabernacle in the Temple of Jerusalem, in which the Ark of the Covenant was kept.
      2. The bema or sanctuary in a church.
      3. A place of awe.
      1. The space around the altar of a church for the clergy and sometimes the choir, often enclosed by a lattice or railing.
  2. A place to which one may retire

      1. The shelter or retreat of a wild animal; a lair.
      2. A cave or hollow used as a refuge or hiding place.
      3. A hidden or squalid dwelling place:
      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. 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. Protection or shelter, as from danger or hardship:
      2. A place providing protection or shelter:
      3. An undeveloped area for the preservation of animals and plants.
      1. The act of protecting.
      2. The condition of being protected.
      3. One that protects:
      1. A broad piece of armor made of rigid material and strapped to the arm or carried in the hand for protection against hurled or thrusted weapons.
      2. A person or thing that provides protection.
      3. A steel sheet attached to an artillery piece to protect gunners from small-arms fire and shrapnel.
      1. The act of defending against attack, danger, or injury.
      2. A means or method of defending or protecting.
      3. The act or an instance of defending a championship against a challenger:
      1. A movable device, especially a framed construction such as a room divider or a decorative panel, designed to divide, conceal, or protect.
      2. One that serves to protect, conceal, or divide:
      3. A coarse sieve used for sifting out fine particles, as of sand, gravel, or coal.
      1. A community, especially of nuns, bound by vows to a religious life under a superior.
      2. The building or buildings occupied by such a community.
      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. 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. 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. A refuge for wild life