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shel·ter

 (shĕl′tər)
n.
1.
a. Something, especially a structure, that provides cover or protection, as from the weather: a shelter for hikers.
b. An institution providing temporary housing and sometimes counseling, as for the homeless, runaways, or victims of domestic violence.
c. An establishment that cares for unwanted or stray animals and tries to find owners for them.
2. The state of being covered or protected: The fox found shelter in a cave.
v. shel·tered, shel·ter·ing, shel·ters
v.tr.
1. To provide cover or protection for: trees that sheltered the cows; agents who sheltered the spies.
2. To invest (income) to protect it from taxation.
v.intr.
To take cover; find refuge: We sheltered under the store's awning during the storm.

[Perhaps from Middle English sheltron, tight battle formation, from Old English scildtruma : scield, shield; see shield + truma, troop; see deru- in Indo-European roots.]

shel′ter·er n.
shel′ter·less adj.
Synonyms: shelter, cover, retreat, refuge, asylum, sanctuary
These nouns refer to places affording protection, as from danger, or to the state of being protected. Shelter usually implies a covered or enclosed area that protects temporarily, as from injury or attack: built a shelter out of pine and hemlock boughs. Cover suggests something that conceals: traveled under cover of darkness. Retreat applies chiefly to a secluded place to which one retires for meditation, peace, or privacy: a rural cabin that served as a weekend retreat. Refuge suggests a place of escape from pursuit or from difficulties that beset one: "The great advantage of a hotel is that it's a refuge from home life" (George Bernard Shaw).
Asylum adds to refuge the idea of legal protection or of immunity from arrest: Were the dissidents able to find asylum in another country? Sanctuary denotes a sacred or inviolable place of refuge: political refugees finding sanctuary in a monastery.

sheltered

(ˈʃɛltəd)
adj
1. protected from wind or weather: a sheltered garden.
2. protected from outside influences: a sheltered upbringing.
3. (Social Welfare) (of buildings) specially designed to provide a safe environment for the elderly, handicapped, or disabled: sheltered workshops for the blind. See also sheltered housing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.sheltered - protected from danger or bad weather; "a sheltered harbor"
invulnerable - immune to attack; impregnable; "gunners raked the beach from invulnerable positions on the cliffs"

sheltered

adjective
1. screened, covered, protected, shielded, secluded a shallow-sloping beach next to a sheltered bay
screened open, exposed, unprotected, public, made public, laid bare, unconcealed, unsheltered
Translations
مَحْمي
chráněný
beskyttet
varinn
korunaklırahat

sheltered

[ˈʃeltəd] ADJ [harbour, valley, garden] → protegido; [industry] → protegido (contra la competencia extranjera)
a sheltered environment (fig) → un ambiente protegido
sheltered housingresidencia f vigilada (para ancianos)
she has led a very sheltered lifeha tenido una vida muy protegida

sheltered

[ˈʃɛltərd] adj
[life, upbringing] → protégé(e)
[spot] → abrité(e); [harbour, bay] → abrité(e)sheltered accommodation sheltered housing n (British) (for the elderly)logement-foyer m; (for the disabled)foyer m d'hébergement pour handicapés

sheltered

adj placegeschützt; lifebehütet; sheltered from the windwindgeschützt

sheltered

:
sheltered housing
n (for the elderly) → Wohnungen plfür Senioren; (for the disabled) → Wohnungen plfür Behinderte
sheltered workshop

sheltered

[ˈʃɛltəd] adj (place) → riparato/a; (childhood) → sereno/a, senza problemi; (environment) → protetto/a
she has led a very sheltered life → è vissuta nella bambagia

shelter

(ˈʃeltə) noun
1. protection against wind, rain, enemies etc. We gave the old man shelter for the night.
2. a building etc designed to give such protection. a bus-shelter.
verb
1. to be in, or go into, a place of shelter. He sheltered from the storm.
2. to give protection. That line of trees shelters my garden.
ˈsheltered adjective
protected from harm and unpleasantness of all kinds. a sheltered existence.
References in classic literature ?
The quaint old garden had sheltered many pairs of lovers, and seemed expressly made for them, so sunny and secluded was it, with nothing but the tower to overlook them, and the wide lake to carry away the echo of their words, as it rippled by below.
Finding a little sheltered place from which she could see the town and a long stretch of the fields, she sat down.
We are partly sheltered here, though had we stayed in the cave in spite of "
Months afterward Jim Burden arrived at my apartment one stormy winter afternoon, with a bulging legal portfolio sheltered under his fur overcoat.
Here was held another short but earnest consultation, during which the horses, to whose panic their owners ascribed their heaviest misfortune, were led from the cover of the woods, and brought to the sheltered spot.
Summer squashes almost in their golden blossom; cucumbers, now evincing a tendency to spread away from the main stock, and ramble far and wide; two or three rows of string-beans and as many more that were about to festoon themselves on poles; tomatoes, occupying a site so sheltered and sunny that the plants were already gigantic, and promised an early and abundant harvest.
Though many years have elapsed since I trod the drowsy shades of Sleepy Hollow, yet I question whether I should not still find the same trees and the same families vegetating in its sheltered bosom.
When the vast body had at last been stripped of its fathom-deep enfoldings, and the bones become dust dry in the sun, then the skeleton was carefully transported up the Pupella glen, where a grand temple of lordly palms now sheltered it.
Jerry got off his box and came and pulled one of my cloths a little more over my neck; then he took a turn or two up and down, stamping his feet; then he began to beat his arms, but that set him off coughing; so he opened the cab door and sat at the bottom with his feet on the pavement, and was a little sheltered.
There was a deep pool, sheltered and silent, below him, and a sudden wonderful idea rushed upon him.
Several fragments of loose stone formed a kind of breast-work, which sheltered their position from the observation of those below.
The place is a sheltered, reposeful woodland nook, remote from noise and stir and confusion--and all this is fitting, for lions do die in such places, and not on granite pedestals in public squares fenced with fancy iron railings.