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What is the opposite of shelter?

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Noun
Opposite of the protection afforded by something, typically that surrounds or covers
Noun
Opposite of a place giving protection from bad weather or danger
Noun
Opposite of a small wooden shelter or house in a wild or remote area
Noun
Opposite of the state of being secluded or shut out, as from company, society, the world, etc.
Noun
Opposite of place to hide, have privacy
Noun
Opposite of a room or rooms rented out to someone, usually in the same residence as the owner
Noun
Opposite of the state of being protected, especially by someone or something serving as a guardian
“Chabert's regiment led a cavalry charge against the Russian attack and turned the tide of battle for Napoleon.”
Noun
Opposite of a state of being insulated from others
Noun
Opposite of an animal's burrow
“I looked down at my feet and I saw an ant mound.”
Noun
Opposite of an available room in an establishment providing accommodation
“It was a full house at the local hotel during the festival.”
Noun
Opposite of a pleasant or peaceful area or period in the midst of a difficult or hectic place or situation
Noun
Opposite of a measure taken to protect someone or something or to prevent something undesirable
Noun
Opposite of the preservation from danger or harm provided by a place or location
“Should I stay where I am, conserving energy and minimizing exposure to predators, or should I explore my environment, with the possibility of finding food and shelter?”
Noun
Opposite of a nature reserve
“He said to make the provision of support for conservation projects dependent on the acquisition of animals for exhibition in a Scottish zoo was unethical.”
Noun
Opposite of protection from harm, damage, loss, or theft
Verb
Opposite of to protect or shield from harm or bad weather
Verb
Opposite of to stay or rent accommodation at a place
Verb
Opposite of to protect or shield from harm or danger
“It was so silent that it was like one of those movies where suddenly a murderer pops up out of the bushes to attack the helpless woman.”
Verb
Opposite of to provide housing or accommodation for
“We have no option but to bar the men from our establishment after they left a room in complete disarray during a party.”
Verb
Opposite of to provide with shelter or accommodation
“Police have previously been accused of standing by or supporting the land invasions and ignoring court orders to evict the squatters.”
Verb
Opposite of to keep apart or isolate from others
Verb
Opposite of to prevent or protect (something) from being destroyed
“He would inevitably lose his hat when the wind swept it from his head.”
Verb
Opposite of to insert or introduce
Verb
Opposite of to hide oneself or stay out of sight
Verb
Opposite of to make a living for the benefit of others
“The presiding judge could not understand why a mother would choose to gamble her life savings and ignore her family's needs.”
Verb
Opposite of to treat like a pet
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