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1. shelter

noun. ['ˈʃɛltɝ'] a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger.

Synonyms

  • mantlet
  • hut
  • storm cellar
  • sconce
  • shanty
  • collapsible shelter
  • cookhouse
  • loft
  • refuge
  • cyclone cellar
  • shack
  • oasis
  • sanctuary
  • structure
  • fallout shelter
  • tent
  • field hut
  • army hut
  • haven
  • asylum
  • dugout
  • hutch
  • tornado cellar
  • pigeon loft
  • hovel
  • construction

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • disassembly
  • misconstruction
  • uncover

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Words that Rhyme with Shelter

  • swelter
  • stelter
  • smelter
  • skelter
  • schmelter
  • welter
  • veltre
  • kelter
  • felter
  • belter

Example sentences of the word shelter


1. Noun, singular or mass
Many cities have public alarm systems that sound in case of severe weather indicating to take shelter.

2. Adjective, comparative
They provide shelter and food to a diverse community of animals, including crabs, turtles and tiny invertebrates.

Quotes containing the word shelter


1. Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day.
- John Wooden

2. After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.
- Philip Pullman

3. Life isn't finding shelter in the storm. It's about learning to dance in the rain.
- Sherrilyn Kenyon, Acheron

2. shelter

noun. ['ˈʃɛltɝ'] protective covering that provides protection from the weather.

Synonyms

  • lean-to
  • bell cote
  • bell cot
  • sconce
  • canopy
  • protection
  • protective cover
  • protective covering
  • birdhouse
  • sentry box
  • doghouse
  • roost
  • dog house
  • kennel

Antonyms

  • lie
  • stand
  • kern
  • take

3. shelter

verb. ['ˈʃɛltɝ'] provide shelter for.

Synonyms

  • house
  • domiciliate
  • stable
  • provide
  • harbour
  • render
  • furnish
  • harbor
  • put up
  • stall
  • kennel

Antonyms

  • start
  • looseness
  • tasteful
  • strengthening

4. shelter

noun. ['ˈʃɛltɝ'] a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings.

Synonyms

  • tax shelter
  • decrease
  • diminution
  • reduction

Antonyms

  • inconstant
  • unsteady
  • unstable
  • changeable

5. shelter

noun. ['ˈʃɛltɝ'] temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons.

Synonyms

  • camp
  • refugee camp
  • living accommodations
  • housing

Antonyms

  • recall
  • freeze
  • demand
  • impermanent

6. shelter

noun. ['ˈʃɛltɝ'] the condition of being protected.

Synonyms

  • radioprotection
  • protection
  • security
  • insurance

Antonyms

  • unsound
  • unbalanced
  • reactive
  • show

7. shelter

verb. ['ˈʃɛltɝ'] invest (money) so that it is not taxable.

Synonyms

  • invest
  • put
  • commit

Antonyms

  • lose
  • forbid
  • disallow
  • level
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