Shelter synonyms

shĕl'tər
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To give refuge to
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To put or keep in a garage
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An area set aside for protection.
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A place providing safety, protection or shelter.
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A formal exposition of facts.
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To shelter, keep, or store in a house or other structure:
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To record or perform a cover of
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(Mining) A framework used to protect workmen in making an adit under ground, and capable of being pushed along as excavation progresses.
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A device that protects; a guard.
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(--- Sports) To keep (an opponent) from making a gain or scoring; also, to cover (a goal or area) in defensive play
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(UK, dialect) To wander as a vagabond or tramp.
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Danger is defined as a possibility that something harmful or unpleasant will happen, or a person or thing that causes harm.
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To stay at a seasonal home, to go cottaging.
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(Now dialectal) A recess or sheltered area on the slopes of a mountain. [from 19th c.]
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To give refuge to
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A legal structure that reduces tax liability for a person or that person's assets.
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To prevent the disclosure or recognition of; conceal:
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To keep from being observed or discovered; hide.
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To give refuge to
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Hostel is defined as to stay at inexpensive inns that usually have common living areas and little or no amenities.
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To give refuge to
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Present participle of dwell.
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An individual designated by law to care for another’s person and property because of the former’s incompetence to make his or her own decisions.
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A dark image projected onto a surface where light is blocked by the shade of an object.
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To allow a person or an animal to live in one's home.
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To keep in safety, to watch over, to guard.
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To engage in or be prepared to engage in battle to prevent (a population or area, for example) from being captured or occupied by an enemy.
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To provide a haven for
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To provide or cover with or as with a roof
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To lose a natural growth or covering by natural process:
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A sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide anchorage for ships.
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The place where a person was raised; Childhood or parental home; home of one’s parents or guardian.
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A clinic providing surgical or emergency medical care for domesticated animals, esp. pets
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To protect, guard, or shield:
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To maintain (an area) for the protection of wildlife or natural resources.
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To ensure the safety or integrity of; protect or preserve:
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To be present on all or nearly all sides of; encircle
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To surround on all sides; close in:
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Lodge is defined as to provide or rent a cottage or resort space, to be stuck or caught, or to store something.
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(Idiomatic) To extinguish a light or other device
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To remove (a tenant) from leased premises by legal procedure, as for failure to pay rent
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Isolated, protected, hidden away for the sake of maintaining innocence
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Removed or remote from others; solitary:
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The definition of sequestered is to be kept apart from others.
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The protection given by a sanctuary or refuge or by one country to refugees from another country
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(Dated) The watch of a whole army by night, when in danger of surprise or attack.
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Anything that covers
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Area of thick undergrowth where animals hide.
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The act or power of defending, or guarding against attack, harm, or danger
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A sheltered place, especially a place protected from the wind by some object; the side sheltered from the wind; shelter; protection.
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A place affording peace, quiet, privacy, or security.
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A sacred or holy place.
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Something that gives or assures safety, tranquillity, certainty, etc.; protection; safeguard
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To lay up in a barn.
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To live or hide in or as in a burrow
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To provide with accommodations
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To give refuge to
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A naturally occurring underground hollow or passage, especially one with an opening to the surface of the Earth. Caves can form through a variety of processes, including the dissolution of limestone by flowing water, the differential cooling of volcanic magma (which occurs when the outside surface of the lava cools, but the inside continues to flow downwards, forming a hollow tube), or the action of wind and waves along a rocky coast.
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To inhabit or hide in a den.
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To make indistinct or difficult to perceive:
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To place in a secure environment.
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To give refuge to
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To put or keep in a hangar
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(Military) To hold or carry (a weapon) with both hands so that it lays diagonally across the front of the body, with the barrel or similar part near the left shoulder and the right hand grasping the small of the stock; or, to throw (the weapon) into this position on command.
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To give refuge to
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To give refuge to
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To shade is to protect from light or heat.
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The experience or beginning of a feeling, need, or desire:
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(Baseball) To swing at a pitch near (home plate) in order to avoid being called out on strikes.
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(Idiomatic) To guard and protect.
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To give refuge to
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To go side by side with; hence, to pass by; to outrun and get before.
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To enclose protectively.
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To envelop or clasp; enfold:
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Present participle of house.
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To put in a hovel; to shelter.
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To shelter or take shelter in a hut.
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To give refuge to
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Tent is defined as to lodge, live in or cover with canvas structures with metal poles and stakes for structure and support.
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To travel by using a trailer
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To surround or fortify with trenches; entrench
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To give refuge to
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The condition of being exposed, especially to severe weather or other forces of nature:
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To put (someone or something) in danger; to risk causing harm to.
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(Intransitive) to bend or turn from a fixed course
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(US, nautical) A place for refuge for a vessel.
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To deal with, handle.
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To capture or confine:
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Synonym Study

  • A sanctuary is an asylum that has a sacred or inviolable character the former right of sanctuary in churches
  • Asylum is applied to a refuge where one is immune from seizure or harm, as because it is beyond a particular legal jurisdiction the convict sought asylum abroad
  • Retreat implies retirement from that which threatens one's peace, and withdrawal to a safe, quiet, or secluded place a country retreat, a retreat for prayer and meditation
  • Refuge suggests a place of safety that one flees to in escaping danger or difficulties he sought political refuge in France
  • Shelter implies the protection of something that covers, as a roof or other structure that shields one from the elements or danger to find shelter from the rain
Find another word for shelter. In this page you can discover 93 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for shelter, like: hideout, garage, sanctuary, refuge, expose, house, cover, shield, protector, guard and shack.