Definitions for refugeˈrɛf yudʒ
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word refuge
a safe place
"He ran to safety"
recourse, refuge, resort(noun)
something or someone turned to for assistance or security
"his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying"
refuge, sanctuary, asylum(noun)
a shelter from danger or hardship
recourse, resort, refuge(noun)
act of turning to for assistance
"have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort"
A state of safety, protection or shelter
A place providing safety, protection or shelter
Something or someone turned to for safety or assistance; a recourse or resort
Origin: From refuge.
shelter or protection from danger or distress
that which shelters or protects from danger, or from distress or calamity; a stronghold which protects by its strength, or a sanctuary which secures safety by its sacredness; a place inaccessible to an enemy
an expedient to secure protection or defense; a device or contrivance
to shelter; to protect
Buddhists "take refuge" in, or to "go for refuge" to, the Three Jewels or Triple Gem,. This can be done formally in lay and monastic ordination ceremonies. The Three Jewels general signification is: ⁕the Buddha; ⁕the Dharma, the teachings; ⁕the Sangha, the community of enlightened beings, often approximated to community of monks and nuns. In Vajrayana, practitioners can visualize the refuge tree, and to aid this interior viewing, the refuge tree is typically depicted on scroll paintings or murals.
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- ملجأ, ملاذArabic
- refugiCatalan, Valencian
- Zuflucht, HerbergeGerman
- καταφύγιο, άσυλο, υπόθαλψη, προστασίαGreek
- turva, tuki, suoja, suojapaikka, turvapaikkaFinnish
- 避難所, 避難Japanese
- punanga, piringaMāori
- tilfukt, tilfluktNorwegian
- refúgio, abrigoPortuguese
- убежище, укрытиеRussian
- уточиште, utočišteSerbo-Croatian
- సహకార హస్థం, సురక్షిత స్థావరంTelugu
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