Synonyms for shelter
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English Synonyms and Antonyms
Anything is covered over which something is completely extended; a vessel is covered with a lid; the head is covered with a hat. That which covers may also defend or protect; thus, troops interposed between some portion of their own army and the enemy are often called a covering party. To shelter is to cover so as to protect from injury or annoyance; as, the roof shelters from the storm; woods shelter from the heat. To defend (Latin defendere, to strike away) implies the actual, protect (Latin protegere, to cover before) implies the possible use of force or resisting power; guard implies sustained vigilance with readiness for conflict; we defend a person or thing against actual attack; we guard or protect against possible assault or injury. A powerful person may protect one who is weak by simply declaring himself his friend; he defends him by some form of active championship. An inanimate object may protect, as a garment from cold; defend is used but rarely, and by somewhat violent metaphor, in such connection. Protect is more complete than guard or defend; an object may be faithfully guarded or bravely defended in vain, but that which is protected is secure. To shield is to interpose something over or before that which is assailed, so as to save from harm, and has a comparatively passive sense; one may guard another by standing armed at his side, defend him by fighting for him, or shield him from a missile or a blow by interposing his own person. Harbor is generally used in an unfavorable sense; confederates or sympathizers harbor a criminal; a person harbors evil thoughts or designs. See CHERISH. Compare synonyms for HIDE; DEFENSE.
Shelter under a roof from the storm; in the fortress, behind or within the walls, from attack.
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a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
protective covering that provides protection from the weather
the condition of being protected
"they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"
tax shelter, shelternoun
a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
provide shelter for
"After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"
invest (money) so that it is not taxable
compound of hut
a house or refuge to guard on
aisha helped kailey build a compound of hut so they could live near together.
since its a shaded place, it can be used for shelter
she rested under the ramadaSubmitted by rinat on August 15, 2019
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In an abundance of caution, the refinery activated the Crenshaw Boulevard barriers and the Torrance Fire Department sounded the community warning sirens to alert the public to shelter in place.
At a time when our Rides business is down significantly due to shelter-in-place, our Eats business is surging.
This is, from our initial analysis, the largest number of people in a single period since the Syrian crisis began almost nine years ago, so it's the fastest growing displacement we have ever seen in the country. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees spokesman Andrej Mahecic said the harsh winter weather was making their suffering worse and shelter was hard to find.
There are people who are not getting food and shelter. I've had reports of villages where 70 percent of the houses have been destroyed.
Previously infected people will be able to be excluded as susceptible individuals in modeling, which would impact the prediction of how many cases will occur in the near future, at an individual level, if people can know if they were asymptomatically or mildly infected and recovered, they can know that they are immune and can safely return to work once the shelter at home is eliminated.
Translations for shelter
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- přístřeší, útočištěCzech
- Zufluchtsort, Schutz, Zuflucht, ObdachGerman
- προστατεύω, καταφύγιο, στέγη, άσυλο, προσφέρω καταφύγιοGreek
- asilo, abrigo, refugiarse, amparo, refugioSpanish
- suojapaikka, turvapaikka, suoja, suojautua, yömaja, suojataFinnish
- refuge, abriter, abriFrench
- dìonScottish Gaelic
- skjól, athvarfIcelandic
- dare rifugio, rifugio, rifugiarsi, riparoItalian
- tūrutu, tāwharau, pātūtūMāori
- schuilplaats, onderdakDutch
- ly, huslyNorwegian
- schronienie, schronPolish
- asilo, refúgio, abrigo, amparoPortuguese
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