place of refuge

Definition of place of refuge

  1. :  a safe place Her bedroom was her place of refuge when her parents began arguing.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  physical environment :  space

    :  a way for admission or transit

    :  physical surroundings :  atmosphere

  1. :  to put in or as if in a particular place or position :  set

    :  to present for consideration

    :  to put in a particular state

  1. :  shelter or protection from danger or distress

    :  a place that provides shelter or protection

    :  something to which one has recourse in difficulty

  1. :  to give refuge to

    :  to seek or take refuge

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contemplative of or relative to the past

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