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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To protect or cover. Also: Safe haven, refuge.

Usage examples (38)
  • Parents' first instinct is to shelter their children when rain falls.
  • After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people
  • Hurry the shelter is almost full for the evening. ck
  • SANCHEZ: ... what they called the shelter of last resort. for more
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