Synonyms for refuge

Synonyms for (noun) refuge

Synonyms: recourse, refuge, resort

Definition: act of turning to for assistance

Usage: have recourse to the courts; an appeal to his uncle was his last resort

Similar words: aid, assist, assistance, help

Definition: the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose

Usage: he gave me an assist with the housework; could not walk without assistance; rescue party went to their aid; offered his help in unloading


Synonyms: refuge, sanctuary, asylum

Definition: a shelter from danger or hardship

Similar words: shelter

Definition: a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger


Synonyms: resort, recourse, refuge

Definition: something or someone turned to for assistance or security

Usage: his only recourse was the police; took refuge in lying

Similar words: resource

Definition: a source of aid or support that may be drawn upon when needed

Usage: the local library is a valuable resource


Synonyms: refuge, safety

Definition: a safe place

Usage: He ran to safety

Similar words: area, country

Definition: a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)

Usage: it was a mountainous area; Bible country