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Shelter

Shel´ter
n.1.That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen.
2.One who protects; a guardian; a defender.
Thou [God] hast been a shelter for me.
- Ps. lxi. 3.
3.The state of being covered and protected; protection; security.
Who into shelter takes their tender bloom.
- Young.
Shelter tent
a small tent made of pieces of cotton duck arranged to button together. In field service the soldiers carry the pieces.
v. t.1.To be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover from injury or annoyance; to shield; to protect.
[imp. & p. p. Sheltered ; p. pr. & vb. n. Sheltering.]
2.To screen or cover from notice; to disguise.
3.To betake to cover, or to a safe place; - used reflexively.
v. i.1.To take shelter.
Noun1.shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
2.shelter - protective covering that provides protection from the weather
3.shelter - the condition of being protected; "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"
Synonyms: protection
4.shelter - a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
Synonyms: tax shelter
5.shelter - temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
Verb1.shelter - provide shelter for; "After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"
2.shelter - invest (money) so that it is not taxable
To see or dream that you are at a shelter, represents the difficulties and sense of helplessness that you are going through. You are seeking for some sort of security alternatively, it suggests your fear of things that are different from you.abri, accommodation, accommodations, air-raid shelter, arm, armor, bed, berth, billet, blanket, bless, bomb shelter, bombproof, bunk, bunker, cave, chamber, champion, cloak, coat, compass about, concealment, copyright, coverage, covering, covert, coverture, cowl, cowling, curtain, cushion, cyclone cellar, defend, defense, den, diggings, digs, domicile, domiciliate, drape, drapery, dugout, dwelling, earth, ensure, eye, fallout shelter, fence, fend, foxhole, funk hole, guarantee, guise, habitation, hanging, harborage, hermitage, hide, hideaway, hideout, hole up, home, hood, house, housing, insure, keep, keep from harm, lay low, lee, lie low, living quarters, lodge, lodging, lodgings, lodgment, make safe, mantle, mask, nestle, pall, patent, police, port, preservation, protect, protective custody, put up, quarter, quarters, refuge, register, retirement, ride shotgun for, roof, room, rooms, roost, safeguard, safekeeping, safety zone, screen, secure, security, shade, shadow, shield, shroud, sleeping place, stable, storm cave, storm cellar, tower, trench, umbrella, underwrite, veil, vestment, watchful eye
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