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Synonyms for shelter



take shelter




Synonyms for shelter

dwellings in general

something that physically protects, especially from danger

an institution that provides care and shelter

the state of being protected or safeguarded, as from danger or hardship

to give refuge to

Synonyms for shelter

the condition of being protected

a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings

temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons

invest (money) so that it is not taxable

References in classic literature ?
You seek to know where your oxen have run for shelter from the cold
Well, then,'' answered Wamba, ``your reverences must hold on this path till you come to a sunken cross, of which scarce a cubit's length remains above ground; then take the path to the left, for there are four which meet at Sunken Cross, and I trust your reverences will obtain shelter before the storm comes on.
Almost immediately I recognised them for what they were, the dark openings of caves entering the solid walls--possible avenues of escape or temporary shelter, could we but reach them.
In the west--those are the nearest ranges of the Ourizara--Mount Duthumi, no doubt, behind which I hope to find shelter for the night.
The man turned, and rising, came toward the shelter.
After passing a chasseur regiment and in the lines of the Kiev grenadiers- fine fellows busy with similar peaceful affairs- near the shelter of the regimental commander, higher than and different from the others, Prince Andrew came out in front of a platoon of grenadiers before whom lay a naked man.
And in the shelter of the hut, La paced to and fro beside the stoic ape-man.
At the close of each day's march Anderssen saw to the erection of a comfortable shelter for Jane and the child.
As their strength returned the two men constructed a rude shelter in the branches of a tree, high enough from the ground to insure safety from the larger beasts of prey.
Vasili Andreevich meanwhile had unfastened his coat, and holding its skirts up for shelter, struck one sulphur match after another on the steel box.
They had given him all they possessed in return for the shelter and for promised aid in getting away to Malaita.
While the other members of the party which has accompanied Sir James on his voyage of inspection among the lighthouses are content to wait in the harbor of Lerwick for a favorable change in the weather, I am obstinately bent on leaving the comfortable shelter of the vessel to explore some inland ruin of prehistoric times, of which I never heard, and for which I care nothing.
The day being intensely hot, and the sun shining in its strength, the Traveler stopped to rest, and sought shelter from the heat under the Shadow of the Ass.
While he looked upon the alarming spectacle an Office broke away from the Throng and took shelter in a tomb close to where he stood, the crowd being too intent upon hammering one another to observe that the cause of their contention had departed.
To the bison of the prairie it is a few inches of palatable grass, with water to drink; unless he seeks the Shelter of the forest or the mountain's shadow.