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, shelter(noun)
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
A refuge, haven or other cover or protection from something
An institution that provides temporary housing for homeless people, battered women etc
To provide cover
To take cover
that which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen
one who protects; a guardian; a defender
the state of being covered and protected; protection; security
to be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover from injury or annoyance; to shield; to protect
to screen or cover from notice; to disguise
to betake to cover, or to a safe place; -- used reflexively
to take shelter
Shelter is a Hare Krishna Melodic hardcore/Pop punk band formed by Ray Cappo.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
shel′tėr, n. that which shields or protects: a refuge: a retreat, a harbour: protection.—v.t. to cover or shield: to defend: to conceal.—v.i. to take shelter.—n. Shel′terer.—adjs. Shel′terless; Shel′tery, affording shelter. [Orig. sheltron—A.S. scyld-truma, shield-troop—scyld, shield, truma, troop—trum, firm.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
An International Organization for Standardization container outfitted with liveor work-in capability. See also International Organization for Standardization.
A type of cover or structure created, built and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles used to provide a cover for a person or thing to be under in a variety of different weather.
A shelter can be created to provide a cover for people at a bus stop, a place for people to smoke tobacco under.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Shelter' in Nouns Frequency: #2229
The numerical value of Shelter in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Shelter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
A home is not a mere transient shelter its essence lies in the personalities of the people who live in it.
What feeling is so nice as a child's hand in yours So small, so soft and warm, like a kitten huddling in the shelter of your clasp.
The poor on the borderline of starvation live purposeful lives. To be engaged in a desperate struggle for food and shelter is to be wholly free from a sense of futility.
The cat does not offer services. The cat offers itself. Of course he wants care and shelter. You don't buy love for nothing. Like all pure creatures, cats are practical.
When I set up this shelter, authorities didn't support me. But after several years of hard work, they were convinced that it's better to provide care and shelter to addicts.
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Translations for Shelter
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- útočiště, přístřešíCzech
- Zufluchtsort, Obdach, Zuflucht, SchutzGerman
- προσφέρω καταφύγιο, στέγη, καταφύγιο, προστατεύω, άσυλοGreek
- abrigo, amparo, refugio, refugiarse, asiloSpanish
- suojapaikka, suojata, yömaja, suoja, turvapaikka, suojautuaFinnish
- abri, abriter, refugeFrench
- dìonScottish Gaelic
- athvarf, skjólIcelandic
- rifugiarsi, rifugio, dare rifugio, riparoItalian
- tūrutu, pātūtū, tāwharauMāori
- onderdak, schuilplaatsDutch
- ly, huslyNorwegian
- schronienie, schronPolish
- refúgio, asilo, amparo, abrigoPortuguese
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