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1. refuge

noun. ['ˈrɛfjuːdʒ'] something or someone turned to for assistance or security.

Synonyms

  • resort
  • shadow
  • recourse

Antonyms

  • idle
  • danger
  • urban area
  • liability

Etymology

  • refuge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • refugium (Latin)

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Rhymes with Refuge

  • deluge

How do you pronounce refuge?

Pronounce refuge as ˈrɛfjuʤ.

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Sentences with refuge


1. Noun, singular or mass
Surviving bison were brought to the refuge to establish a viable herd, where their descendants roam today.

Quotes about refuge


1. Sarcasm is the last refuge of the imaginatively bankrupt.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. Women love always: when earth slips from them, they take refuge in heaven.
- George Sand

3. Uncertainty is the refuge of hope.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

2. refuge

noun. ['ˈrɛfjuːdʒ'] a shelter from danger or hardship.

Synonyms

  • shelter
  • asylum
  • harbour
  • safe house
  • safehold
  • harbor

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disservice
  • worsen
  • act

Etymology

  • refuge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • refugium (Latin)

3. refuge

noun. ['ˈrɛfjuːdʒ'] act of turning to for assistance.

Synonyms

  • resort
  • aid
  • recourse
  • assist
  • assistance

Antonyms

  • insecurity
  • divest
  • show
  • lose

Etymology

  • refuge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • refugium (Latin)

4. refuge

noun. ['ˈrɛfjuːdʒ'] a safe place.

Synonyms

  • harborage
  • harbourage
  • area
  • country

Antonyms

  • precede
  • absence

Etymology

  • refuge (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • refugium (Latin)
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