vb cover, defend, guard, harbour, hide, protect, safeguard, seek refuge, shield, take in, take shelter
n asylum, awning, cover, covert, defence, guard, haven, protection, refuge, retreat, roof over one's head, safety, sanctuary, screen, security, shiel (Scot.) umbrella
, vb endanger, expose, hazard, imperil, lay open, leave open, make vulnerable, risk, subject
Diccionario de inglés sinónimos
shelter ( shelters plural & 3rd person present) ( sheltering present participle) ( sheltered past tense & past participle )
1 n-count A shelter is a small building or covered place which is made to protect people from bad weather or danger.
The city's bomb shelters were being prepared for possible air raids., ...a bus shelter.
2 n-uncount If a place provides shelter, it provides you with a place to stay or live, especially when you need protection from bad weather or danger.
The number of families seeking shelter rose by 17 percent..., ...the hut where they were given food and shelter.
3 n-count A shelter is a building where homeless people can sleep and get food.
...a shelter for homeless women.
4 verb If you shelter in a place, you stay there and are protected from bad weather or danger.
...a man sheltering in a doorway... V prep/adv
5 verb If a place or thing is sheltered by something, it is protected by that thing from wind and rain.
...a wooden house, sheltered by a low pointed roof. V-ed
6 verb If you shelter someone, usually someone who is being hunted by police or other people, you provide them with a place to stay or live.
A neighbor sheltered the boy for seven days. V n
bus shelter ( bus shelters plural ) A bus shelter is a bus stop that has a roof and at least one open side. n-count
tax shelter ( tax shelters plural ) A tax shelter is a way of arranging the finances of a business or a person so that they have to pay less tax. n-count
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