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  Definition of shelter
  1. a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
  2. protective covering that provides protection from the weather
  3. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
  4. a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
  5. the condition of being protected; "they were huddled together for protection"; "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"
  6. invest (money) so that it is not taxable
  7. provide shelter for; "After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"
Similar Words: tax shelter, protection

 

Hyponyms: cookhouse, dugout, fallout shelter, haven, oasis, hovel, hut, hutch, shack, shanty, army hut, field hut, loft, pigeon loft, mantelet, mantlet, refuge, sanctuary, asylum, storm cellar, cyclone cellar, tornado cellar, tent, collapsible shelter, bell cote, bell cot, birdhouse, canopy, cote, lean-to, roost, sentry box, camp, refugee camp, indemnity, insurance, radioprotection, house, put up, domiciliate, kennel, stable, stall, harbor, harbour

 

Derivational Morphology: tax shelter, protection

 

 
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