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Noun
The protection afforded by something, typically that surrounds or covers
“There are trees and shrubs in the area where mosquitoes take shelter.”
Noun
A place giving protection from bad weather or danger
“The child was rescued and placed in a temporary shelter for the night.”
Noun
A small, simple, single-storey house or shelter
Noun
A room, group of rooms, or building in which someone may live or stay
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A rooflike covering
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The state of being secluded or shut out, as from company, society, the world, etc.
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The protection, backing, or support of a particular person or organization
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A shady sitting place, usually in a park or garden, and usually surrounded by vegetation
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The home of a wild animal
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Underground shelter
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A large garage-like structure where aircraft are kept
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A thing providing protection against a possible eventuality
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A place where animals are kept, especially stray animals
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A large farm building used for storing grain, hay, or straw or for housing livestock
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Dog lodging
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Boat
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A transparent screen made of glass, located at the front of a vehicle in order to protect its occupants from the wind and weather
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Partial or complete darkness, especially as produced by a body coming between rays of light and a surface
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A nature reserve
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A cabin or hut for relaxing
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Gun emplacement
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Something that encloses another thing, especially to protect it
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A temporary refuge for the homeless providing a bed and sometimes food
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A defensive encampment encircled by wagons, especially by South African Boers
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A place where ships can shelter, or dock to load and unload cargo or passengers
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The external covering at the top of a building
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A contiguous area of land totally surrounded by water
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A portable shelter, typically made of cloth and supported by one or more poles
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A device consisting of a circular canopy of cloth on a folding metal frame supported by a central rod, used as protection against rain
Verb
To protect or shield from harm or bad weather
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“During the war, the large wall would shelter the townsfolk from attacks.”
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To find refuge or take cover from bad weather or danger
“The rooms have fantastic views and serve as a good place to shelter if the weather gets bad.”
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To provide housing or accommodation for
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“The site has tents to shelter visiting campers.”
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To settle firmly or comfortably
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To shut off from view
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To insert or introduce
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Subumber
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To hide oneself or stay out of sight
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To treat like a pet
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To hide oneself or stay out of sight
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To keep within a structure or container
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