Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: verb

To screen; shield; house.

Part of speech: noun

A refuge; a cover from the weather; house; home.

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Usage examples "shelter":

  1. Any stranger may walk into a monastery and receive shelter. - "The Soul of a People", H. Fielding.
  2. Perhaps I may find shelter under some roof where there are children, and I would willingly attend to them during the day. - "The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers", Georg Ebers.
  3. It's seldom I ever started on a journey but the rain would come down on me before I'd find any place of shelter. - "The Atlantic Book of Modern Plays", Various.