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shelter

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of shelter

  1. something (as a building) that offers cover from the weather or protection from danger the sudden fierce storm forced us to run to the nearest shelter Synonyms of shelter asylum, bolt-hole [chiefly British], harbor, harborage, haven, refuge, retreat, sanctuary, sanctum Words Related to shelter 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


shelter

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of shelter

  1. 1 to be or provide a shelter for the abandoned barn shelters a colony of stray cats Synonyms of shelter harbor, refuge Words Related to shelter cover, defend, protect, safeguard, screen, secure, shield, ward; domicile, house, place, quarter; shade, shadow Near Antonyms of shelter expose

  2. 2 to provide with living quarters or shelter sheltered the troops in tents until permanent barracks could be built Synonyms of shelter accommodate, bestow, billet, bivouac, board, bunk, camp, chamber, domicile, encamp, harbor, lodge, put up, quarter, roof, room, house, take inWords Related to shelter ensconce, home, roost, secure, shed, stable, tent; barrack; bed (down)Near Antonyms of shelter eject, evict



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