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.
Thuran, down with an attack of jungle fever, lay in the shelter among the branches of their tree of refuge.
On a grassy shelter behind a tree, Sheldon came upon where Tudor had rested and smoked a cigarette.
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.
The warped things advanced and entered the shelter.
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.
You seek to know where your oxen have run for shelter from the cold
The rain was descending in torrents, and Rostov, with a young officer named Ilyin, his protege, was sitting in a hastily constructed 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.
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.
And driven the Hamadryad from the wood To seek a shelter in some happier star?