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Synonyms for asylum
əˈsaɪ ləm

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. refuge, sanctuary, asylum(noun)

    a shelter from danger or hardship

    Synonyms:
    insane asylum, chancel, sanctuary, resort, mental institution, mental hospital, bema, institution, recourse, refuge, psychiatric hospital, mental home, safety

  2. mental hospital, psychiatric hospital, mental institution, institution, mental home, insane asylum, asylum(noun)

    a hospital for mentally incompetent or unbalanced person

    Synonyms:
    foundation, mental home, instauration, creation, psychiatric hospital, sanctuary, mental hospital, refuge, insane asylum, mental institution, institution, founding, innovation, initiation, origination, introduction, establishment

Wiktionary

  1. asylum(noun)

    Synonyms:
    shelter, sanctuary

  2. asylum(noun)

    A place of safety

    Synonyms:
    shelter, sanctuary

  3. asylum(noun)

    The protection, physical and legal, afforded by such a place.

    Synonyms:
    sanctuary, shelter

  4. asylum(noun)

    A place of protection or restraint for one or more classes of the disadvantaged, especially the mentally ill.

    Synonyms:
    shelter, sanctuary

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. asylum(n.)

    Synonyms:
    sanctuary, shelter, retreat, refuge, place of refuge

  2. asylum(n.)

    Synonyms:
    charitable institution

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. asylum(n)

    Synonyms:
    retreat, sanctuary

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Asylum":

    Lee Johnson, L Double, L. Double

How to pronounce asylum?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say asylum in sign language?

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How to use asylum in a sentence?

  1. Adam Smith:

    It's undeniable that we have a significant increase in asylum seekers, but that's not so much a job for the military as it is: we need more judges. We need to process them (the asylum seekers) more quickly.

  2. Victoria Neilson:

    The majority of people coming to the United States seeking asylum are coming with little more than the shirts on their back.

  3. Beto O'Rourke:

    At the moment that they finally thought they had reached safety, refuge, were going to petition for asylum, they were taken from their parents, and are now in Tornillo with no idea when or if they will see their mothers or their fathers on this Father's Day again.

  4. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere:

    They go on strike because they don't like the accommodation and they cause trouble because they don't like the food. They beat each other in the facilities for asylum seekers, that's still a minority at the moment but we have to say clearly that whoever comes to Germany ... must allow themselves to be distributed to wherever we send them, take part in a fair process and respect our legal system.

  5. Jeremy McKinney:

    For our asylum seekers, for DACA( Temporary Protected Status) recipients, for all our clients looking for a fair shake before USCIS or EOIR, this is everything.


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