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Synonyms for refuge
ˈrɛf yudʒ

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term refuge.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. safety, refuge(noun)

    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, resort(noun)

    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, asylum(noun)

    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, refuge(noun)

    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

Wiktionary

  1. refuge(noun)

    Synonyms:
    sanctuary, zoar, haven

  2. refuge(noun)

    A state of safety, protection or shelter

    Synonyms:
    zoar, sanctuary, haven

  3. refuge(noun)

    A place providing safety, protection or shelter

    Synonyms:
    zoar, sanctuary, haven

  4. refuge(noun)

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. refuge(n.)

    Synonyms:
    shelter, safety, security, protection

  2. refuge(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. refuge(n)

    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

How to pronounce refuge?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
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How to say refuge in sign language?

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How to use refuge in a sentence?

  1. Anne Richard:

    They aren't really strictly speaking refugees but they are people who need protection and who may well need protection and who may well need refuge outside their country.

  2. Janvier Chouteu-Chando:

    Home is supposed to be a place of security, the last resort of refuge.”

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Obedience is the greatest refuge of the weak and the coward people!

  4. Mark Amodei:

    I don't know if they will or they won't. That book is still to be written. But obviously, I'm willing to take that risk, listen, I'm taking my refuge in the impacts in my district in Nevada.

  5. Xochitl Hinojosa:

    She believes it is critical that everyone has a full and fair hearing, and that our country provides refuge to those that need it, and we should be guided by a spirit of humanity and generosity as we approach these issues.


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