Synonyms for sanctuary

Synonyms for (noun) sanctuary

Synonyms: chancel, sanctuary, bema

Definition: area around the altar of a church for the clergy and choir; often enclosed by a lattice or railing

Similar words: area

Definition: a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function

Usage: the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants

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: sanctuary

Definition: a consecrated place where sacred objects are kept

Similar words: property, place

Definition: any area set aside for a particular purpose

Usage: who owns this place?; the president was concerned about the property across from the White House