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Definitions of refuge

  1. a shelter from danger or hardship Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. something or someone turned to for assistance or security; "his only recourse was the police"; "took refuge in lying" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. act of turning to for assistance; "have recourse to the courts"; "an appeal to his uncle was his last resort" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a safe place; "He ran to safety" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. To shelter. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. Shelter or protection from danger or distress. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. That which shelters or protects from danger, or from distress or calamity; a stronghold which protects by its strength, or a sanctuary which secures safety by its sacredness; a place inaccessible to an enemy. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. An expedient to secure protection or defense; a device or contrivance. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To shelter; to protect. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. A place of safety from trouble or danger; one that protects from danger or misfortune. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. That which affords shelter or protection: an asylum or retreat: a resource or expedient. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. A shelter; asylum; retreat; resource. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  13. Shelter; protection; that which shelters or protects. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. Protection from danger or distress; anyplace which affords such protection; a temporary retreat or shelter; asylum; expedient. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. To take refuge. Cities or refuge, cities among the Jews appointed as a safe retreat to any one who unintentionally committed homicide. House of refuge, a charitable institution for the homeless or destitute. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  16. That which shelters or protects from danger or calamity; an asylum or retreat; a covert; a stronghold; resource. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  17. ref'[=u]j, n. that which affords shelter or protection: an asylum or retreat: a resource or expedient.--v.t. to find shelter for.--v.i. to take shelter.--ns. REFUG[=EE]', one who flees for refuge to another country, esp. from religious persecution or political commotion; REFUG[=EE]'ISM.--CITY OF REFUGE (see City); HOUSE OF REFUGE, an institution for the shelter of the destitute. [Fr.,--L. refugium--re-, back, frug[)e]re, to flee.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  18. (Place of) shelter from pursuit or danger or trouble (seek r.; has found a r.; take r. in a cave, in lying; city of r., see Josh. xx; house of r., institution for the homeless &c.); person, thing, course, that gives shelter or is resorted to in difficulties (he is the r. of the distressed; books are the r. of the destitute); raised piece in middle of busy road for crossers to halt on. (Vb, rare) give r. to; take r. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  19. n. [Latin] Shelter or protection from danger or distress;—that which shelters or protects; a place inaccessible to an enemy; stronghold;—an expedient to secure protection or defense;- expedient in general; device. Cabinet Dictionary

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