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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 ?
We are partly sheltered here, though had we stayed in the cave in spite of "
He is not fed, sheltered, clothed, warmed, like his contemporaries.
The terrible sea, the frail boat, the storms, the suffering, the strangeness and isolation of the situation,--all that should have frightened a robust woman,--seemed to make no impression upon her who had known life only in its most sheltered and consummately artificial aspects, and who was herself all fire and dew and mist, sublimated spirit, all that was soft and tender and clinging in woman.
We shall land on that island, and we shall be snug and sheltered before the day is done.
For many years they lived peacefully and happily in this sheltered place, never leaving it except to hunt the wild animals, which served them both for food and clothes.
A grove of full-grown Elms sheltered us from the East--.
Although in some measure sheltered, our clothes soon became as wet as ever; this, after all the trouble we had taken to dry them, was provoking enough: but there was no help for it; and I recommend all adventurous youths who abandon vessels in romantic islands during the rainy season to provide themselves with umbrellas.