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Shelter meaning

shelter - 11 dictionary results

  1. 1. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
  2. 2. invest ( money) so that it is not taxable
  3. 3. That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen.
  4. 4. One who protects; a guardian; a defender.
  5. 5. The state of being covered and protected; protection; security.
  6. 6. To be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover from injury or annoyance; to shield; to protect.
  7. 7. To screen or cover from notice; to disguise.
  8. 8. To take shelter.
  9. 9. To betake to cover, or to a safe place; - used reflexively.
  10. 10. Protection; refuge; covert.
  11. 11. To cover; shield.

shelter - examples of usage

  1. All that remained to her was just this one firm memory, that, strange or not, there had truly once been a time when his arms were not her shelter, and she dared not look into his face. - "The Devil's Garden", W. B. Maxwell.
  2. Next in importance to food and drink stand clothing and shelter. - "Practical Ethics", William DeWitt Hyde.
  3. I am sure these people will give me shelter." - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
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