HyperDic: shelter

English > 7 senses of the word shelter:
NOUNartifactsheltera structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
artifactshelterprotective covering that provides protection from the weather
stateshelter, protectionthe condition of being protected
possessionshelter, tax sheltera way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
artifactsheltertemporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
VERBstativeshelterprovide shelter / shelter for
possessionshelterinvest (money) so that it is not taxable
shelter > pronunciation
Soundssheh'lter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > shelter: 7 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA structure that provides privacy and protection from danger.
NarrowercookhouseA detached or outdoor shelter for cooking
dugoutEither of two low shelters on either side of a baseball diamond where the players and coaches sit during the game
fallout shelterA shelter to protect occupants from the fallout from an atomic bomb
haven, oasisA shelter serving as a place of safety or sanctuary
hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shantysmall crude shelter used as a dwelling
hut, army hut, field huttemporary military shelter
loft, pigeon loftA raised shelter in which pigeons are kept
mantelet, mantletportable bulletproof shelter
refuge, sanctuary, asylumA shelter from danger or hardship / hardship
sconceA shelter or screen providing protection from enemy fire or from the weather
storm cellar, cyclone cellar, tornado cellarAn underground shelter where you can go until a storm passes
tent, collapsible shelterA portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs)
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishabrigo, asilo, refugio
Catalanabric, recer, refugi
Verbsshelterprovide shelter / shelter for
English > shelter: 7 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningprotective covering that provides protection from the weather.
Narrowerbell cote, bell cotA small shelter for bells
birdhouseA shelter for birds
canopyA covering (usually of cloth) that serves as a roof to shelter an area from the weather
coteA small shelter for domestic animals (as sheep or pigeons)
kennel, doghouse, dog houseoutbuilding that serves as a shelter for a dog
lean-torough shelter whose roof has only one slope
roostA shelter with perches for fowl or other birds
sconceA shelter or screen providing protection from enemy fire or from the weather
sentry boxA small shelter with an open front to protect a sentry from the weather
Broaderprotective covering, protective cover, protectionA covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury
Spanishabrigo, amparo, asilo, cobijo, protección, refugio, resguardo
Catalanabric, asil, protecció, recer, refugi, resguard
Verbsshelterprovide shelter / shelter for
English > shelter: 7 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe condition of being protected.
Synonymprotection
Narrowerindemnity, insuranceprotection against future loss
radioprotectionprotection against harmful effects of radiation
BroadersecurityThe state of being free from danger or injury
Verbsshelterprovide shelter / shelter for
English > shelter: 7 senses > noun 4, possession
MeaningA way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings.
Synonymtax shelter
Broaderdecrease, diminution, reduction, step-downThe act of decreasing or reducing something
Verbsshelterprovide shelter / shelter for
English > shelter: 7 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningtemporary housing for homeless or displaced persons.
Narrowercamp, refugee campshelter for persons displaced by war or political oppression or for religious beliefs
Broaderhousing, lodging, living accommodationsstructures collectively in which people are housed
Spanishrefugio
English > shelter: 7 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningProvide shelter / shelter for.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"
Narrowerharbor, harbourSecretly shelter (as of fugitives or criminals)
house, put up, domiciliateProvide housing for
kennelput up in a kennel
stableshelter in a stable
stallput into, or keep in, a stall
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Spanishabrigar, albergar, amparar, cobijar, esconder, proteger, refugiar
Catalanabrigar, emparar, protegir, refugiar
Nounssheltera structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
shelterprotective covering that provides protection from the weather
sheltera way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
shelterthe condition of being protected
English > shelter: 7 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaninginvest (money) so that it is not taxable.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderinvest, put, commit, placemake an investment

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