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Meaning & Definition of Shelter in English

English

Shelter

/ʃɛltər/

noun

1. A structure that provides privacy and protection from danger

    synonym:
  • shelter

2. Protective covering that provides protection from the weather

    synonym:
  • shelter

3. The condition of being protected

  • "They were huddled together for protection"
  • "He enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"
    synonym:
  • protection
  • ,
  • shelter

4. A way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings

    synonym:
  • tax shelter
  • ,
  • shelter

5. Temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons

    synonym:
  • shelter

verb

1. Provide shelter for

  • "After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"
    synonym:
  • shelter

2. Invest (money) so that it is not taxable

    synonym:
  • shelter

Examples of using

Unlike birds, which feed and shelter their young, fish abandon their eggs.