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haven

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of haven

  1. 1 a part of a body of water protected and deep enough to be a place of safety for ships <this picturesque cove is one of the most popular havens on all of the cape for weekend yachtsmen> Synonyms anchorage, harborage, harbor, portRelated Words basin, dock, marina, moorage, mooring; arm, bay, bight, cove, creek [chiefly British], embayment, estuary, firth, fjord (also fiord), gulf, inlet, lagoon, loch [Scottish], lough [chiefly Irish], narrow, roads, roadstead; canal, channel, sound, strait; containerport, home port, seaport

  2. 2 something (as a building) that offers cover from the weather or protection from danger <the cross-country skiers hoped desperately to find a cave, as a haven from the blizzard> Synonyms asylum, bolt-hole [chiefly British], harbor, harborage, shelter, refuge, retreat, sanctuary, sanctumRelated Words oasis; anchorage, mooring, port; cover, screen; abode, diggings, domicile, dwelling, habitation, house, housing, lodging, lodgment (or lodgement), pad, place, quarters, residence, rest, roof; cloister, closet, covert, den, hermitage, hideaway, hideout, lair; castle, fastness, fort, fortress, palisade, redoubt, stronghold; lean-to, lee, shed, windbreak





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