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shelter /ˈʃeltə $ -ər/ noun
shelter verb

پناهنده شدن ، پناه گرفتن ، سرپناه ، حفاظ ، پناه بردن ، پناه دادن ، جانپناه ، پناهگاه ، جان پناه ، حمایت ، محافظت کردن ، پناه دادن ، زیست شناسی: پناهگاه ، علوم نظامی: حفظ کردن
- protection, cover, defence, guard, screen
- safety, asylum, haven, refuge, retreat, sanctuary, security
- protect, cover, defend, guard, harbour, hide, safeguard, shield
- take shelter, hide, seek refuge
Related Words: buen retiro, den, hermitage, hide, hideaway, hideout, hidey-hole, retirement, tower, dwellings, lodging, roof
English Thesaurus: port, harbour, dock, pier, jetty, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

Shelter trademark
a British charity organization that helps people who are homeless (=do not have a home to live in)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. shelter1 W3 /ˈʃeltə $ -ər/ noun
[Date: 1500-1600; Origin: Perhaps from sheltron 'group of fighting soldiers protected by shields' (11-16 centuries), from Old English scieldtruma, from scield 'shield' + truma 'group of soldiers']

1. [uncountable] a place to live, considered as one of the basic needs of life:
They are in need of food and shelter.

2. [uncountable] protection from danger or from wind, rain, hot sun etc
shelter of
We reached the shelter of the caves.
in/into/under etc the shelter of something
They were standing under the shelter of a huge tree.
The men took shelter in a bombed-out farmhouse.
All around me, people were running for shelter.
shelter from
An old hut gave shelter from the storm.

3. [countable] a building where people or animals that have nowhere to live or that are in danger can stay and receive help
shelter for
a shelter for battered women
a homeless shelter (=for people who have no homes)
an animal shelter

4. [countable] a building or an area with a roof over it that protects you from the weather or from danger
air-raid/bomb/fall-out shelter (=a place to keep people safe from bombs dropped by planes)
bus shelter British English (=a small structure with a roof where you wait for a bus)
tax shelter

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. shelter2 verb

1. [transitive] to provide a place where someone or something is protected, especially from the weather or from danger:
Collins was arrested for sheltering enemy soldiers.
shelter somebody/something from somebody/something
Plant herbs next to a wall to shelter them from the wind.

2. [intransitive] to stay in or under a place where you are protected from the weather or from danger
shelter from
We sat in the shade, sheltering from the sun.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. protection from danger/bad weather
VERB + SHELTER afford (sb), give (sb), offer (sb), provide (sb with) The great elm trees gave shelter from the wind.
need | find, run for, seek, take | refuse sb The nuns won't refuse you shelter.
leave We had to leave the shelter of the trees.
PREP. in/under the ~ of standing in the shelter of the shop doorway
~ from to seek shelter from the rain
PHRASES shelter for the night

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. small building that gives protection
ADJ. makeshift, temporary | stone, underground, wooden | air-raid, bomb, bus, emergency, fallout
VERB + SHELTER build, erect, make, put up The villagers were building temporary shelters.
PREP. in a/the ~ You'll be safer in the shelter.
~ for a shelter for cattle

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


take shelter (=go into a place where you are protected from something)
When it started raining, they took shelter in a cave.
find shelter
He slept wherever he could find shelter.
seek shelter formal (=try to find shelter)
They sought shelter under the trees.
run for shelter
The residents were running for shelter from the bombing.
give/provide shelter
The trees gave shelter from the wind.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

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