Synonyms for shelter

Synonyms for (noun) shelter

Synonyms: shelter

Definition: a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger

Similar words: structure, construction

Definition: a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts

Usage: the structure consisted of a series of arches; she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons


Synonyms: shelter

Definition: protective covering that provides protection from the weather

Similar words: protection, protective cover, protective covering

Definition: a covering that is intend to protect from damage or injury

Usage: they had no protection from the fallout; wax provided protection for the floors


Synonyms: shelter

Definition: temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons

Similar words: housing, living accommodations, lodging

Definition: structures collectively in which people are housed


Synonyms: tax shelter, shelter

Definition: a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings

Similar words: decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

Definition: the act of decreasing or reducing something


Synonyms: protection, shelter

Definition: the condition of being protected

Usage: they were huddled together for protection; he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home

Similar words: security

Definition: the state of being free from danger or injury

Usage: we support the armed services in the name of national security

Synonyms for (verb) shelter

Synonyms: shelter

Definition: invest (money) so that it is not taxable

Similar words: commit, invest, put, place

Definition: make an investment

Usage: Put money into bonds


Synonyms: shelter

Definition: provide shelter for

Usage: After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish

Definition: give something useful or necessary to

Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater