Definition of Shelter


  • temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
  • a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings
    - tax shelter
  • the condition of being protected
    "they were huddled together for protection"
    "he enjoyed a sense of peace and protection in his new home"
  • protective covering that provides protection from the weather
  • a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger


  • invest (money) so that it is not taxable
  • provide shelter for
    "After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"
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Unscramble shelter

128 unscramble word found using the letters shelter.

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