shelter


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Synonyms for shelter

cover

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take shelter

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protect

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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

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A scant five miles north of their rude shelter, all unknown to them, and practically as remote as though separated by thousands of miles of impenetrable jungle, lay the snug little cabin of Tarzan of the Apes.
On a grassy shelter behind a tree, Sheldon came upon where Tudor had rested and smoked a cigarette.
"We are partly sheltered here, though had we stayed in the cave in spite of "
The knife was pressed against his side and La's face was close to his when a sudden burst of flame from new branches thrown upon the fire without, lighted up the interior of the shelter. Close beneath her lips La saw the perfect features of the forest god and into her woman's heart welled all the great love she had felt for Tarzan since first she had seen him, and all the accumulated passion of the years that she had dreamed of him.
They will pick up plenty to eat (the guide says); and when night comes on they will find their own way to shelter in a village hard by.
Stooping, he crawled into the shelter beside the wounded officer, and placed a cool hand upon his forehead.
"Here is shelter for one at least, John Carter," he said, and, glancing down, I saw an opening in the base of the tree about three feet in diameter.
He is not fed, sheltered, clothed, warmed, like his contemporaries.
We shall land on that island, and we shall be snug and sheltered before the day is done."
You seek to know where your oxen have run for shelter from the cold!
"And whither shall we go (said I) to shelter us from either?" "To that white Cottage." (replied she pointing to a neat Building which rose up amidst the grove of Elms and which I had not before observed--) I agreed and we instantly walked to it--we knocked at the door--it was opened by an old woman; on being requested to afford us a Night's Lodging, she informed us that her House was but small, that she had only two Bedrooms, but that However we should be wellcome to one of them.
The rain was descending in torrents, and Rostov, with a young officer named Ilyin, his protege, was sitting in a hastily constructed shelter. An officer of their regiment, with long mustaches extending onto his cheeks, who after riding to the staff had been overtaken by the rain, entered Rostov's shelter.
To be shelterless and alone in the open country, hearing the wind moan and watching for day through the whole long weary night; to listen to the falling rain, and crouch for warmth beneath the lee of some old barn or rick, or in the hollow of a tree; are dismal things--but not so dismal as the wandering up and down where shelter is, and beds and sleepers are by thousands; a houseless rejected creature.
For the remainder of that day we resolved to fast, as we had been fortified by a breakfast in the morning; and now starting again to our feet, we looked about us for a shelter during the night, which, from the appearance of the heavens, promised to be a dark and tempestuous one.
Thus the earth, the air, and the water alike refused shelter to a murderer.