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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

If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
Francis of Assisi

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

Luxury is anything you don't need, right? I mean, you need food, water, clothing, shelter... but good wine, good food, beautiful interiors, nice clothes; those aren't necessities, they are luxuries - it's all luxury.
Marc Jacobs

I don't think that architecture is only about shelter, is only about a very simple enclosure. It should be able to excite you, to calm you, to make you think.
Zaha Hadid
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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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