What is another word for shelters?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈɛltəz] (IPA)

Shelters are structures designated to provide refuge or protection from the elements. Synonyms for shelters include havens, sanctuaries, refuges, asylums, and hideouts. A haven is a place of safety or refuge, while a sanctuary is a holy or sacred place of refuge. Refuges are places that offer shelter, especially during times of danger or unrest. Asylums are institutions specifically designed to provide shelter and care for the sick, elderly, or mentally ill. Hideouts are secret or secluded places used for shelter and protection from danger. Whether you're seeking protection from the rain, extreme heat or cold, or danger, knowing synonyms for shelters can help you communicate effectively.

What are the paraphrases for Shelters?

Paraphrases are restatements of text or speech using different words and phrasing to convey the same meaning.
Paraphrases are highlighted according to their relevancy:
- highest relevancy
- medium relevancy
- lowest relevancy

What are the hypernyms for Shelters?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Shelters

"Have no fears on that score, sir," said she, proudly; "they may insult the roof that shelters me, to myself they will offer no outrage.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
In enforced efforts to spread out our stiffened legs over the last reaches, there was left no longer sufficient energy at camping times to erect snow shelters.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
She meant to reach one of the shelters and sit down there to read.
"Girls of the Forest"
L. T. Meade

Famous quotes with Shelters

  • If I were asked to name the chief benefit of the house, I should say: the house shelters day-dreaming, the house protects the dreamer, the house allows one to dream in peace.
    Gaston Bachelard
  • In 2003, I introduced and passed The Tornado shelters Act, which allows local governments to use Community Development Block Grant funds to construct storm shelters in manufactured housing communities.
    Spencer Bachus
  • The sky hides the night behind it, and shelters the people beneath from the horror that lies above.
    Paul Bowles
  • On Earth, we still have a beautiful atmosphere that precisely maintains a thermally driven climatic system that shelters, shields and sustains our natural treasures.
    Jay Inslee
  • Government alone cannot solve the problems we deal with in our correctional facilities, treatment centers, homeless shelters and crisis centers - we need our faith-based and community partners.
    Dirk Kempthorne

Word of the Day

clinched, gnarly, knobbed, knotted, knotty, clenched, gnarled.