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Definition of Shelter

Shelter

  1. That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen.
  2. One who protects; a guardian; a defender.
  3. The state of being covered and protected; protection; security.
  4. To be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover from injury or annoyance; to shield; to protect.
  5. To screen or cover from notice; to disguise.
  6. To betake to cover, or to a safe place; -- used reflexively.
  7. To take shelter.

Shelter Quotations

Be true to yourself, help others, make each day your masterpiece, make friendship a fine art, drink deeply from good books - especially the Bible, build a shelter against a rainy day, give thanks for your blessings and pray for guidance every day.
John Wooden

Be true to yourself. Make each day a masterpiece. Help others. Drink deeply from good books. Make friendship a fine art. Build a shelter against a rainy day.
John Wooden

Owners of dogs will have noticed that, if you provide them with food and water and shelter and affection, they will think you are God. Whereas owners of cats are compelled to realize that, if you provide them with food and water and affection, they draw the conclusion that they are God.
Christopher Hitchens

When you cut human beings down to size, we're really quite simple creatures; food, shelter, warmth, light, heat and you build it up from there really until you finally go Gucci shoes or whatever it is or whatever your consumer desires are. All those desires are ultimately, they're about gratification.
Bruce Dickinson

All architecture is shelter, all great architecture is the design of space that contains, cuddles, exalts, or stimulates the persons in that space.
Philip Johnson
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Shelter Translations

shelter in Afrikaans is toevlugsoord
shelter in Danish is asyl
shelter in Dutch is bunker, kazemat
shelter in Finnish is suojata
shelter in French is abritez, abritent, abritons, blockhaus, abri
shelter in German is Schuppen, Schutz, Obdach, Schutzdach
shelter in Hungarian is oltalom
shelter in Italian is protezione, riparare, ricovero, riparo, rifugio
shelter in Latin is defendo
shelter in Portuguese is abrigo
shelter in Spanish is amparo
shelter in Swedish is skydd, skyddsrum, skydda
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