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Synonyms for refuge
ˈrɛf yudʒrefuge

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Wiktionary

  1. refugenoun

    Synonyms:
    sanctuary, zoar, haven

  2. refugenoun

    A state of safety, protection or shelter

    Synonyms:
    zoar, sanctuary, haven

  3. refugenoun

    A place providing safety, protection or shelter

    Synonyms:
    zoar, sanctuary, haven

  4. refugenoun

    Something or someone turned to for safety or assistance; a recourse or resort

    Synonyms:
    sanctuary, haven, zoar

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. refuge

    Synonyms:
    protection, shelter, harbor, asylum, retreat, covert, hospitality, sanctuary, hiding-place

    Antonyms:
    exposure, inhospitableness, peril, pitfall, snare, scylla, charybdis

Princeton's WordNet

  1. safety, refugenoun

    a safe place

    "He ran to safety"

    Synonyms:
    prophylactic, condom, sanctuary, safety, safe, resort, guard, asylum, recourse, rubber, base hit, safety device

  2. recourse, refuge, resortnoun

    something or someone turned to for assistance or security

    "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying"

    Synonyms:
    repair, sanctuary, resort, stamping ground, asylum, holiday resort, hangout, recourse, resort hotel, haunt, safety

  3. refuge, sanctuary, asylumnoun

    a shelter from danger or hardship

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

  4. recourse, resort, refugenoun

    act of turning to for assistance

    "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"

    Synonyms:
    repair, sanctuary, resort, stamping ground, asylum, hangout, holiday resort, resort hotel, recourse, haunt, safety

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. refugenoun

    Synonyms:
    shelter, safety, security, protection

  2. refugenoun

    Synonyms:
    asylum, retreat, sanctuary, harbor, place of safety, place of refuge

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. refugenoun

    Synonyms:
    stronghold, asylum, retreat, covert, shelter, protection, security, guard, expedient, device, shift, resort

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "refuge":

    sanctuary, haven, shelter, asylum, refugium, refugio, refugia, refugee, resort

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How to use refuge in a sentence?

  1. Rick Carlisle:

    This is all anybody’s talking about, the play-in and not the play-in and all that, it’s permeated the internet. The refuge is to play the games. And hopefully play them well. We’re one step closer.

  2. Marcy Kaptur:

    I became a refuge for female staffers who had been mistreated by their bosses, some of them in tears many days, it is something I carry with me to this day and something I brought up during our Caucus meeting.

  3. Tiffany Walden:

    We got caught up in the fire of this conversation about Black journalists and when people started implying that the mayor was dodging the hard questions and was taking refuge in the Black community.

  4. 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.

  5. Patrick Wright:

    I get why they're here, taking over the refuge and threatening gun violence is a little extreme, but it's getting them heard, that's for sure.

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