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shelters

noun
plural of shelter

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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shelters

verb
present tense third-person singular of shelter

Synonyms & Antonyms of shelters (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to be or provide a shelter for
  • the abandoned barn shelters a colony of stray cats

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2 to provide with living quarters or shelter
  • sheltered the troops in tents until permanent barracks could be built

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“Shelters.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shelters. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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