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Synonyms for refuge
ˈrɛf yudʒ

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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:

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

How to pronounce refuge?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say refuge in sign language?

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How to use refuge in a sentence?

  1. Ammon Bundy:

    To those remaining at the refuge, I love you. Let us take this fight from here. Please stand down ... Please go home.

  2. Lord Acton:

    It is bad to be oppressed by a minority, but it is worse to be oppressed by a majority. For there is a reserve of latent power in the masses which, if it is called into play, the minority can seldom resist. But from the absolute will of an entire people there is no appeal, no redemption, no refuge but treason.

  3. Ammon Bundy:

    I promised the community we'd have a peaceful rally, i was upset when the others decided to go out to the wildlife refuge.

  4. 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.

  5. Barbara Ehrenreich:

    No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.


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